12 Great Math Games to Gift or Use as Stocking Stuffers

Oct 25, 2020 | Mesa North

Looking for great stocking stuffers and gifts for school-aged kids? Check out these math card games and board games! Kids will have so much fun playing them, they won't even realize they're practicing their number facts.


Stocking Stuffers

7 Ate 9

About the game

  • Race to get rid of your cards!
  • Players add or subtract 1, 2 or 3 to the number on the card pile to see if they have a card that can be played next.
  • Sounds easy, but with everyone racing to play cards, the numbers are always changing!
  • For 1 to 4 players, ages 8+

Grab the Game: https://amzn.to/3dYEVS0 


Math Dice Jr.

About the game

  • Develops critical skills – Gameplay provides a stealth learning experience, where players learn early math skills through fun gameplay
  • What you get – Includes 1x 12-sided die, 5x 6-sided dice, scoring track, instructions, and a game-go bag for easy storage and clean-up 
  • For 2+ players aged 6+, it's one of the best gifts for kids ages 6 and up and its small size means it makes a great stocking stuffer
  • Clear instructions – Easy to learn with a clear, high quality instruction manual You can start playing and solving right away
  • Toy of the year nominee - Math Dice Jr is hugely popular with parents and teachers, and serves as a great math game for young learners

Grab the Game: https://amzn.to/34pHGsG 

Also, check out Math Dice Chase (https://amzn.to/2HwdOSA) and Math Dice (https://amzn.to/3orDK2j).


Zoom! Multiplication Card Game

About the game

  • Players add values per round to build their scores.
  • Wild cards send scores zooming forward or backward encourage players to think about probability.
  • Aligns with math learning standards. Great activity to use for differentiated instruction.
  • 100 playing cards. Storage tray and reclosable box. 1 to 4 players.

Grab the Game: https://amzn.to/3dWoHsF 


Addition / Subtraction / Multiplication Splat! Card Game

About the game

  • As the caller reads each card aloud, players scan the cards in front of them. If two cards are matching, the player says "SPLAT!" and flips the card over. The first player to flip over all of their cards wins.
  • Three color-coded decks make it easy to adapt the game for one-on-one practice or multiple players.
  • Set of 225 cards, plus directions
  • For 2-6 players

Grab the Game: Addition (https://amzn.to/31Dg2q3) | Subtraction (https://amzn.to/2TnPuoz) | Multiplication (https://amzn.to/35AgEhl)


Great Gifts

4-Way Countdown

About the game

  • Race to knock down all your pieces by solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division equations with the digits from the dice rolled
  • 2-4 players
  • Fun-filled, simple and addictive 
  • Popular & versatile game is equally stimulating for all ages
  • A challenging, fast-moving family game that teaches math and quick thinking in an entertaining way

Grab the Game: https://amzn.to/3jqGg5d 


Proof! The Fast Paced Game of Mental Math Magic!

About the game

  • Fast-paced, fun math card game loved by teachers, families, kids, and grown-ups alike.
  • Teachers' Choice Award winner. Educational games are evaluated by a panel of teachers and selected for "exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom and at home!"
  • Great brain game training to improve creative mental math skills. Practice multiplication, division, addition, subtraction, and square roots.
  • Includes 100 number cards chosen for optimal fun, with more easy-to-use lower numbers. Some larger numbers and prime numbers are excluded.
  • Perfect for 2 - 6 players, ages 9+. Adaptable rules for younger players and solo play, too. Takes just 15 minutes to play. So much fun, kids will want to play again and again!

Grab a Game: https://amzn.to/3dWYM4n 


Head Full of Numbers

About the game

  • Build math skills through game play
  • Enhances addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division practice
  • Set the timer and create as many unique, correct equations as possible
  • Dice feature numbers 0-9 for comprehensive math practice using all operations
  • Fun for ages 7+

Grab a Game: https://amzn.to/31Gm1KN 


Prime Climb

About the game

  • Perfect STEM gift for pre-teens and teens to inspire deeper math learning
  • Ideal for family board game night or for classroom/homeschool/after school clubs! Best for 2-4 players
  • Easy to learn, and endlessly replayable, thanks to dynamic mix of strategy and luck
  • Learn and master multiplication, division, factorization and prime number concepts by combining colors

Grab the Game: https://amzn.to/37J9Cts