Books Dice Cards Boardgames

Family Math A Classic, there is a Middle School Version as well
Games for Math by Peggy Kaye
Number Jugglers and Fraction Jugglers, Bell, Ruth Alexander
Claudia Zaslavsky wrote outstanding games books that emphasize historical context, try: 
Rods, Rods, Rods - Planet Dexter - out of print, but very good if you can find it
Ready, Set, Count, Barron, Marlene (Montessori style resource) 
Math Wizardry for Kids by Margaret Kenda, et al
How Math Works by Carol Vorderman
Let’s Play Math, Holt, Michael/Dienes, Zoltan
Books by Marilyn Burns have lots of ideas for dice and card games.
 Chance and probability


Greedy (Dice game) Posting on the game
Yahtzee! Probability and odds
Number Zones: The Game of Probability and Chance
Rack-O (sequencing, greater and less than concepts, probability)

Graphs and Grids:
Doubles Wild (strategy) I got this from RainbowResource

Battleship – (then do on paper in the car….making it more abstract)
Geoboards (see posting)
Bingo – prep for graphs – numbers and letters

Blink fast paced card game

Connect Four simple, plays quickly, wide age range

Othello classic strategy game
Sequence combo card and board game, strategy
Doubles Wild (strategy) I got this from RainbowResource
Mummy Rummy  logic, strategy, sets
Mancala is math, just ask Marilyn Burns
Clue (logic)
Chess, Checkers, Backgammon, Cribbage and Tic Tac Toe are strategy classics
Labyrinth (card game)
Dutch Blitz build sequences 1 to 10 in their own suits
Five Crowns somewhat like rummy, neat game

Card Games (try to get the Hoyle Anthology! a huge book of rules to every card game ever invented, --or do your own online searches)

Jigsaw puzzles – spatial relationships, patterns, logic
Toy Spectrum German puzzles
Muggins! Analytical Aerobics for the Mind

Sum Swamp (+, -) Something about this one stands out, all my kids played hrs, try  RainbowResource

Dino Math Tracks three games for place value and word equations
Smath like Scrabble, make equations instead of words
Mythmatical Battles multiplication and mythology combined card games
Over and Out Game – Addition and subtraction game
Yahtzee! – Multiplication, Addition
Pie in the Sky (Fractions and division)
24 Game there are various versions and difficulty
Frog Juice--addition drill but really fun one family's most favorite game ever
Maya Madness--subtraction and negative integers
The Uncle Wiggly Game
All-Star Math Game: + / - Multiplication/Division
Quick Pix Addition
Pass the Pigs, Uno, Crazy 8's, Sorry, Aggravation, Go Fish, variations of War and many other old favorites come up frequently

Cluefinder Adventures - There are many levels, most have been greatly enjoyed
Road Adventures by The Learning Company
Math for the Real World
The Logical Journey of the Zoombinis and other Zoombinis games
Magimixer, 24 game, Ceasar and Cleopatra (takes longer to play), Traffic Jam
Civilization (I, II & III), Master of Orion II, and Rise of Nations.
Dr. Brain series, The Incredible Machine series and Sim City.

Math Tag: (Thank you Kay) Just like freeze tag but Mom is always it.  Best to do on a play structure not an empty field.  When you tag the child you give them a math problem and they are frozen until they answer it correctly.

Math Tag  Variations

Presto Change-O board game around making change
Pit game based on stock market bidding (one family loved this)
EuroRails game based on euros and building
Settlers of Catan Board Game - There is a family of these games, stated for 12 and up
Money Quizmo
Mr. Money Bags
Looney Labs unusual games, we love Flux, Super Nova, Chrononauts and Fictionary
MayFair Games  HUGE Game seller site LMF member reports this has a great resource list and newsletter

Board, Card and Dice Games for Learning Math, Logic and Strategy