Whether you need additional help when teaching math, tools for review, or you want to break up the monotony of your math lessons, this big list of free math learning sites & apps to help.
This post is part of the Free Homeschool Learning Sites & Apps Series
Raise your hand if your homeschool could use some help in math! Many of us will be raising our hands ,if only for a child or two.
Applications and websites for math have certainly made life easier for many homeschooling families I know.
Math apps can be built-in lessons and can track student’s progress. A website can provide you with lesson plans, practice, freebies, and more to make math lessons complete.
Many apps and learning websites are free or affordable, yet they provide a wealth of knowledge to help you teach math in a way that kids can understand.
To help you find some free math resources, I have researched free math sites and free math apps to add alongside your lessons or use as tools to help you teach math.
Explore this big list of free math learning sites & apps all in one place to find out which can fit your homeschool best.
FREE Preschool Math Learning Apps
Endless Numbers (iOS, Google Play, and Windows Mobile) is free for the numbers 1 to 5 where kids complete small mathematical tasks and then get immediately rewarded with a silly animation that represents a certain number in a funny and memorable way.
Fetch Lunch Rush (FREE) is from the PBS Kids show Fetch with Ruff Ruffman. It’s an interactive game where kids do the math and walk around to hunt for the answers. The math problems are single-digit additions and subtractions.
Number Rack (FREE) is a very simple app with 10 lines of beads, and 10 beads on each line, where kids can move them along the line to learn counting, addition, subtraction, or even simple multiplication.
Park Math HD by Duck Duck Moose has a TON of learning games and they are FREE!! Park Math HD covers basic math skills including counting up to 50, addition and subtraction, patterns, sorting, and more. There are 3 levels for Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade.
FREE Learning Apps for Preschoolers
FREE Primary School-Aged Math Learning Apps
Butterfly Math Addition FREE is a hands-on approach to teach math concepts in counting and addition. The game uses butterflies and tiles that are small, so kids also practice fine motor practice.
Quick Math Jr. offers a free version perfect for children aged 3 – 7. The Quick Math Jr automatically adjusts the difficulty of the questions to make sure each player is always at a level that is just right for them. It will help your kids develop skills in elementary math skills – number sense, place value, skip counting, number bonds, addition, subtraction, comparison, etc.
Madagascar is a game app where kids can solve math problems to free the “Zoosters.” The math problems include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, and are designed for kids in grades 1 to 4.
Math Clock, by MLC, helps learners use analog clocks with geared or free-moving hands to learn how to tell time, explore jumps with a count by numbers, and visualize story problems with intervals of time.
MathLands is a six-game app that focuses on math logic, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills to help kids gain math intuition.
Number Pieces, by MLC helps students develop an understanding of place value The game also will build their computation skills with multi-digit numbers.
Oh no fraction is a simple FREE app helping kids understand fraction comparison with an intuitive visual presentation so kids understand the concept of numbers.
Peter Pig’s Money Counter helps kids practice sorting and counting coins to earn virtual money while learning fun facts about U.S. currency. Kids will learn to recognize and sort coins based on value, adding up multiple coins, and more. The game was developed by Visa Inc. for elementary school-aged kids 4-7.
Prodigy Math Game (iOS, Google Play, and PC) has a free version where kids can earn prizes, go on quests, and play with friends — all while learning math.
Splash Math app series provides daily free math drills of a maximum of 20 questions if you sign up for a free account.
Sushi Monster is a free fun and challenging app from Scholastic, that helps kids practice addition and multiplication by feeding the monster sushi.
Todo Maths (iOS and Google Play) is a colorful app offering a comprehensive math curriculum for early elementary students from counting to multiplication.
Zap Zap Fraction FREE is an app that teaches kids the concept of fractions through lessons and challenges. So kids learn the concepts in their lessons, and then play games to test their knowledge.
FREE Secondary School-Aged Math Learning Apps
Algebra Tutor can help students practice and learn pre-algebra and algebra topics while walking them through step-by-step solutions to see where you made your mistake. It also allows you to see statistics for every problem type.
Calcbot is an intelligent calculator and unit converter that features an easy-to-read history tape, expression view, intuitive conversion, and much more.
Calculator Pro for iPad is designed to be a simple but functional app featuring various calculators.
Elevated Math provides initial instruction or intervention on math topics like place value, estimation, large digit addition all the way through Algebra I (this is two years of math instruction).
Geometry Pad helps students create fundamental geometric shapes, explore and change their properties, and calculate metrics.
iSetSquare Geometry is a goniometer tool using the gyroscope sensor for your geometry lessons.
Math the app is a complete library of over 50 courses for elementary, middle, and high school math; community college and college math; and standardized test prep.
Math Expert can help kids learn math facts in a fun, easy, and effective way. The Math Expert app is appropriate for all age ranges.
Math Ref is an award-winning education app where you can browse over 1,400 formulas, figures, and examples to help kids with math, physics, chemistry, and more. The app uses tools like a unit converter, quadratic solver, and triangle solver to help kids perform common calculations and fast.
Math 42 helps students from the 5th to the 12th grade with math presenting intelligent recommendations, showing how to solve a problem, by (2) giving detailed, illustrated step by step solutions, and (3) a Training and Test Mode that allows you — thanks to statistics — to evaluate your progress and even improve.
Quick Graph is a powerful, high quality, graphic calculator with a multi-touch display and the powerful graphic capabilities of the iPad and iPhone, both in 2D and 3D.
Wolfram Calculus Course Assistant is a definitive app for calculus—from the world leader in math software—to help students work through homework problems, ace tests, and learn calculus concepts.
5 Dice is a math game for upper elementary and middle school students to help them enjoy practicing their order of operations. Students are prompted to use higher-order thinking to solve the number by working backward given the answer but not the equation.
FREE Math Apps for All Ages
GeoGebra is mathematics software for all ages used for geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics, and calculus in a simple app.
Khan Academy App FREE offers free online classes on math and other subjects and an app covering the same subjects. It enables you to view Khan Academy’s complete library of over 2700 videos. I really enjoy using Khan in my homeschool.
Trig Pro FREE is an app that helps your students learn all about trigonometry and solutions including sin(x) = 0.5 are 30 degrees or pi/6 radians and more.
FREE Preschool and Primary Math Learning Sites
A+Click is not a site with just simple math fact drills, but all problems require logical and creative thinking. It is a tool or a stepping stone in the problem-solving process.
BBC KS2 Bitesize provides math practice with some British humor. The math bites are based on Britain’s standards, however, the site still offers lots of practice with decimals, factors, multiples, addition, subtraction, and more.
Cool Math Games has fun and unique math learning opportunities for students with interesting features like a jigsaw puzzle section. The site has extensive preview and review of precalculus and calculus in addition to the elementary and middle school games and reviews.
Cool Math 4 Kids is an online manipulative area that has base 10 blocks, pattern blocks, a choice of 5 or 10 frames, and a number line. The site also has several written lessons with colorful visuals in various topics of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions.
Fun Brain is a platform where kids can find math games by topic or by grade that reinforce key mathematical concepts and engage them in fun ways. Game themes like sports, animals, or unique landscapes. There is even a special “Playground” with games suited to pre-K and kindergarten students.
Free Math Help is a wonderful tool to help your child start the transition from basic math games to more advanced math concepts.
GregTangMath.com provides math lessons via games, puzzles, and other resources, like free downloads, worksheets/word problems, math centers (grades K–6)
Hooda Math has logic and reasoning, math fact practice and more make up the free educational games at Hooda Math. Higher-order thinking is required and it asks students to problem solve before completing the activities.
Math Blaster is all about this slogan: “Your success depends on your ability to use your brain and logic skills.” Math Blaster lets students be intergalactic heroes based on their math operation and critical thinking skills. You must register, but the game is totally free.
Mathnook is a jam-packed website that features cool math games, fun games, and teaching tools to help your student succeed in math.
Math Playground as a special slogan this site encourages kids to “Play with numbers and give your brain a workout.” It offers a range of math learning aids, from simple logic games to math manipulations or math word problems.
Multiplication.com provides kids with math practice like a Multiplication Grand Prix to the Knight and the Princess for fun and engaging math for kids.
FREE Secondary School-Aged Math Learning Sites
Algebra Help is an online calculator, printable worksheets, and lessons for your child to learn all about algebra and more.
Adapted Minds is a site for lessons on math for grades 1-8. You can print off lessons on fractions, percentages, number sense, and more. Each grade has 170 lessons each.
DeltaMath allows parents to assign math practice content to their students and students can get immediate feedback as they complete the problems. (grade: Middle school)
Desmos.com is a new way for students to do all of their graphing and plotting and is ideal for Algebra investigations. Students can transform functions and create fun or artistic graphs.
Ed Helper has math worksheets to print off and fun games to help add to your lessons.
Galileo.org is a starting place for teaching with inquiry in specific high school, middle school, and primary school math investigations.
GeoGebra allows students to sketch a figure into the software (parallel lines intersected by a transversal, centers of triangles, tangent lines, etc.). The site helps kids to easily display angle measures. They can also drag points around, and notice properties by observing what measures change and what measures stay the same. You can download the free software and teacher pages with worksheets, samples, and ideas for lessons that use GeoGebra.
Illuminations has an enormous library of virtual manipulatives. Students can drag around the virtual algebra tiles, discover triangle congruence theorems, and shade equivalent fractions. The lessons are sorted by grade level (grades 6-8 or 9-12).
Illustrative Math is a high-quality educational resource with math tasks, videos, lesson plans, and problem-based curriculum modules (grades: 6–8).
Inquiry Maths has question prompts perfect for getting students to think critically about math concepts. The questions consist of number prompts, algebra prompts, geometry prompts, and statistics prompts.
Quick Math provides resources for students who are struggling with a math formula. The site gives you simple answers to your equation or tips to help you solve it.
MathChimps lets your child learn with fun games on exponents, decimals, variables and so much more (grade 8).
Math Games This website goes up to the 8th grade and is full of games your child can play. This app is a great way for students to have a little fun and practice math in current lessons. Lots of games to choose from!
Math Warehouse provides Algebra, Calculus, Trig, worksheets, and more.
Purple Math has a lot of tutorials and teaching in a non-technical way to make math easier to comprehend (grades 5-12).
Wolfram Alpha allows students to simply type in a question or an equation, and get instant results.
FREE Math Learning Sites for All Ages
Corbettmaths is from England provides math videos, math practice questions, and worksheets with answers (grades K–12).
IXL Math helps students master essential skills at their own pace through fun and interactive questions. The site includes built-in support and motivating awards.
Math Central offers free resources for math teachers and their students, including a database where users can search for the answers to math questions (grades K-12).
If you want to explore some math apps at a really low cost then check out this article Best Math Apps for Kids That Make Learning More Fun by Techie Homeschool Mom.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!
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