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11 Everyday Ways to Learn Math While Having Fun

by Lindsay Hutton

Math is everywhere, not just in the classroom, and summer is a great time to learn how math relates to the real world. It's more than just addition and subtraction worksheets— it's everywhere you look. Keep your child learning this summer with these ways to find math in the everyday.

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Two young kids running a lemonade stand

Lemonade Stand


A lemonade stand is the quintessential summertime activity for kids, and math is needed to keep it up and running!

Younger kids can work on their measuring and money-counting by mixing the lemonade and making change for customers. Older kids can be in charge of setting the price by determining the cost per serving and setting a profit margin.

By using these math skills, your kids will have a successful business serving thirsty consumers all summer long!

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Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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