Elementary Math


The Comprehensive School Mathematics Program is a free curriculum for math in grades K through 6. It is available in the form of PDF's including lesson plans, worksheets, math story books and more.

Living Math

This is a math program that uses the idea of "reading math" to approach the subject through history and stories. You can purchase lesson plans that provide lists of books and schedules for reading and exploring mathematical concepts.

Magic Forest Academy

A hands-on, nature-based curriculum that includes science, reading, math, and arts. You can purchase individual units, seasonal packages, or an entire year of materials. There are currently units available for ages 7-12, and plans for releasing levels for older and younger students.

Jump Math

Complete math curriculum for grades K through 8. The teacher guides are available as free downloads, or can be purchased in printed form along with the student workbooks. Prices are quite reasonable.


This is an online math curriculum for elementary and jr. high levels. It presents concepts visually and uses creative problem solving to build understanding. A bit pricey, but it appears to be a very solid approach to math learning.

Math on the Level

This curriculum has a very different approach to math learning. It's designed to allow teaching of concepts as the child is ready to learn them, and uses hands-on, life-learning activities. Materials include several books with activities for different areas of math (operations, fractions, money and decimals, geometry and measurement) plus games, resources and record keeping. There is also an online practice component available. *A note about price: it is a multi-year program, so the overall cost is very reasonable.


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