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Last year, we used Math Mammoth’s Light Blue series for second grade. You can read our review for that curriculum here: https://www.luvnlambertlife.com/2011/11/tos-review-math-mammoth.html. This year, I chose to review Math Mammoth’s Light Blue series for first grade.
I chose the Light Blue series because it’s a complete curriculum. This allowed my daughter to completely relearn the concepts she struggles with instead of just working on reviewing facts that she didn’t completely understand the first time. We basically started all over with Math, only this time the lessons were much easier for her to comprehend. And though we’ve only been using the program a short time, she is definitely catching on fast.
Math Mammoth’s Light Blue Series for Grade 1 covers addition and subtraction concepts and strategies, whole number and place value relationships to 100, measurement of length, geometric basics, time and money. Even though we are using this curriculum for a math review purpose, we have started from the beginning and worked through. The program is not boring or overwhelming to my students, and as I’ve mentioned more than once, it’s extremely easy to use and comprehend.
Math Mammoth Light Blue series is available online for $34 for the full set of Grade 1 as a download or on CD for $39 plus shipping. It is also purchasable as individual sectional downloads through the website.
Math Mammoth was created by Maria Miller in an effort to provide a better, more efficient way to teach math to students in an affordable way. Math Mammoth covers all the basics of math for grades K-8 in four series levels: Blue, Light Blue, Golden and Green. Each series is styled differently to work with your personal math needs either as a full or supplemental curriculum.
Math Mammoth is extremely affordable for homeschooling families too. The full curriculum for Grade 2 on a CD is $39 or $34 for the download. The supportive package costs a low $8.95. Other curriculums are priced similarly and well worth every penny. Mrs. Miller also offers the Making It Real curriculum which concentrates on relating math to every day life and a bonus download of over 300 free sample worksheets are available FREE on her website for all to use!
To read more reviews of this wonderful Math curriculum please stop by the TOS Review Crew Blog!
*Disclaimer – this review product was provided for free by Math Mammoth and the TOS Homeschool Review Crew in exchange for my honest opinion and blog review of this particular item.