Thinking Kids'(R) Math is a fun and hands-on approach to learning math! Increase your second grader’s critical thinking and problem solving skills with the colorful, interactive activities. Each activity supports early learning standards and uses a variety of manipulatives to encourage your child to connect with the math skills he or she is learning. In Thinking Kids Math, your child will learn about estimating, place value, fractions, addition and subtraction, patterns, geometric shapes, graphing and measurement, and time. Thinking Kids’(R) Math is a series of hands-on, manipulative math activities aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Each 192-page book consists of different types of grade-appropriate hands-on activities. This series was built on the idea that children learn math concepts best through hands-on experiences. These activities will provide hours of fun while encouraging Common Core Standards through active learning.