Cabin Fever Math

Cabin Fever Math

Keep your kids’ math skills sharp – without screen time!

Hey parents! We’re all in this together. In response to sudden demand for non-screen learning, we’ve adapted our engaging after-school math activities for your kids to enjoy at home. Below the activities you’ll also find links to our research-proven app and fun videos. Please share these resources far and wide with homebound friends!


Quick Hits

Beach Ball Party

Beach Ball Party

Art Prep: 10 mins
Math Play: 10 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
basic operations

M&M March Madness

M&M March Madness

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math?
grouping, bar graphing

Face-Off

Face-Off

Art Prep: 15-30 mins
Math Play: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
counting, identifying coordinates, fractions
See the video!

Two Parts Chocolate

Two Parts Chocolate

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
ratios
See the video!

Funny Money

Funny Money

Time: 25-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
units of money, counting by multiples, simple combinatorials

Get a Jump on It

Get a Jump on It

Time: 10-15 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math?
basic operations

Glow in the Dark Geometry

Glow in the Dark Geometry

Time: 10-15 mins, or more
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
geometric shapes, pattern recognition

Knockin Hockey

Knockin Hockey

Art Prep: 10-15 mins
Math Play: 10-15 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math?
subtraction, place value

Super Cube Shuffle

Super Cube Shuffle

Time: 5-10 mins, or more
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math?
spatial reasoning

Take Flight

Take Flight

Time: 20-25 mins
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math?
symmetry, measurement

Terrifically Twisted Tangrams

Terrifically Twisted Tangrams

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math?
spatial reasoning

Time of Your Life

Time of Your Life

Art Prep: 10 mins
Math Play: 25-30 mins
# of Kids: 2 +
What’s the math?
telling time, understanding units of time

Tricks of the Eye

Tricks of the Eye

Time: 30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
linear measurement, estimation

Wacky Water Race

Wacky Water Race

Time: 20-25 mins
# of Kids: 2 or 3
What’s the math?
measurement, volume

Walk This Way

Walk This Way

Time: 20-30 mins
# of Kids: 2 +
What’s the math?
coding


Deep Dives

Crazy 8s Race

Crazy 8s Race

Art Prep: 30 mins
Math Play: 40-50 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
basic operations, multiples of 8

Got Rhythm

Got Rhythm

Time: 30-40 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
counting, skip counting, sequencing

Daring Darts

Daring Darts

Art Prep: 30 mins
Math Play: 30-40 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
basic operations, number recognition, number value

Pirate Treasure Hunt

Pirate Treasure Hunt

Art Prep: 20-25 mins
Math Play: 30-45 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
plotting coordinates

Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars

Art Prep: 35-40 mins
Math Play: 5-10 mins during art; 5-10 mins after that
# of Kids: 1
What’s the math?
geometry, symmetry, linear measurement

Trail Mix & Munch

Trail Mix & Munch

Time: 15-30 mins
# of Kids: 1 or 2
What’s the math?
counting, measurement, fractions

Venn There, Done That

Venn There, Done That

Art Prep: 5 mins
Math Play: 30 mins
# of Kids: 1 +
What’s the math?
sets, Venn diagrams


Looking for more family math? Check out our free Bedtime Math app on iOS and Android. It’s a great way for families with kids ages 3-9 to explore numbers in real life together. Plus, it’s proven to improve kids’ math skills!

Click below to learn more.

Bedtime Math App

We love hearing from you! If you have suggestions to improve our resources, or if you have an idea for a game yourself, email us at feedback@bedtimemath.org. And you can share the math fun with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – tag us @BedtimeMath. Looking for more ideas on how to sneak in a little math and keep the kids busy? Check out our YouTube playlist!

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