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Have kids? Looking for a fun way to keep math learning alive at home?
Come to Math Monday, live in Zoom every Monday at 2pm PDT.

Join us every Monday at 2pm PDT for Math Monday Live

Now also in Spanish: todos los martes a las 14h para martes matematicas

Now that schools are closed, families need fun ways to keep learning at home. That’s why I started Math Monday. Every week you can join a free Zoom session with kids around the country for 30 minutes of fun math games. There’s a different game each week, and you can play using things you have at home. Kids as young as 8 can participate, and even adults will find it thought-provoking.

Math Monday is free. The first live Math Monday for the 2020-21 school year starts Monday Sep 14 at 2pm PDT. Spencer Bowen will present his wonderful math game StackUp.

To sign up for the next Math Monday session, click this link. Then sign up again each week, so we know how many people are coming. See you there!

Replays of Math Monday Live sessions

Math Monday in schools

Once schools re-open we will continue our in-school Math Monday program.

Math Monday is a weekly drop-in lunchtime activity where students of all ages can get hands on with math games, puzzles and manipulatives that help build their math skills.

Math Monday is a 100% volunteer-run activity that relies on the participation and financial support of parents and the PTA. Math Monday is open to students in grades K-5 of all abilities. At Math Monday, students have the opportunity to play physical (never screen-based) mathematical board games and puzzles. Unlike competitive math clubs, Math Monday is intended to reach all students at their own pace and is meant to complement monthly events like Math Circles and Family Math Night.

Why start one at your school?

For schools — Math Monday is a convenient, inexpensive, and flexible way to improve student math performance, and promote student and parent interest in math, without burdening teachers with more work. Because it is run by parents, it’s a great way for your PTA to support math, and give parents a way to participate in making math better for their kids.

For parents — help your kids stay interested in math, volunteer to improve math for all students at your school, and bring home ideas for creating a math-positive culture at home.

For kids — have fun with your friends playing games and solving puzzles, and find the fun in math.

For math education champions — join a national movement to bring math joy to all people, especially for girls and underserved groups.

What do I need?

Time and place—we recommend weekly sessions during lunch in a large space. A library, auditorium or an empty classroom works well. Having it at lunch means all kids have the opportunity to attend. Additionally, it offers many children an alternative to playing sports or other playground activities and instead provides a fun, creative way to spend their lunchtime.

Support—Get the support of your principal, school administration, teachers and PTA by presenting the idea and building support.

Games—Go to for game recommendations, Amazon links, step-by-step instructions and other resources.

Volunteers—parent support is the lifeblood of this program! It is critical to identify at least one parent champion who can run and manage the program, build support and enlist other parent volunteers.

Get involved

Want to start Math Monday at your school? Sign up below. We’ll send you your Math Monday starter kit, with everything you need to know to start your own program, including game recommendations.

Sign up for Math Monday!

Thanks for signing up for Math Monday — the place for kids to stretch your brain with math games. Every Monday we email you a page of math puzzles ranging from Small and Medium, to Large and Xtra Tricky. Email us your answers, and enter a monthly drawing for a Math Monday t-shirt.
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