Books that Make Learning Fun

A book that makes learning fun presents material in an engaging manner, encourages readers to think strategically, or models critical thinking and discovery.


Our favorite books in art.
walk into Monet's gardens

A Picnic with Monet (Mini Masters)

Julie Merberg, Suzanne Bober

Topic: art
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
solve the mystery at the art museum

Art Fraud Detective: Spot the Difference, Solve the Crime!

Anna Nilsen

Topic: art
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
dancing delights

Dancing with Degas

Julie Merberg, Suzanne Bober

Topic: art
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
studying insects? master drawing them

Draw Insects

Damon Reinagle

Topic: art
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: daily
fill space with tessellating polygons

Introduction to Tessellations

Dale Seymour, Jill Britton

Topic: art
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: occasionally
brighten up understanding Escher

M.C. Escher: Coloring Book

Abrams

Topic: art
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally
cartoon basics for kids (and adults)

Mark Kistler's Draw Squad

Mark Kistler

Topic: art
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: daily
master pieces of math with the artists

Math-terpieces

Greg Tang

Topic: art
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: weekly
mad search in the modern art museum

Seen Art?

Jon Scieszka

Topic: art
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
math and art make a beautiful pair

Sharing with Renoir (Mini Masters)

Julie Merberg, Suzanne Bober

Topic: art
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
soft, durable puzzle shapes

Soft Shapes: Colors

Ikids

Topic: art
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
counting fish

Soft Shapes: Counting

Ikids

Topic: art
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
colorful, soft shape puzzles

Soft Shapes: Shapes

Ikids

Topic: art
Age Level: preschool
You'll use it: daily
classify and identify tiling patterns

Tessellation Teaching Masters: 07900

Dale Seymour

Topic: art
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: occasionally
sabotage at the modern art museum

The Great Art Scandal : Solve the Crime, Save the Show!

Anna Nilsen

Topic: art
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally

This is math-mom.com, the website built on our belief that learning is naturally fun. With the right expectation and approach, anyone can enjoy learning. But since each of us is unique, we each must find our own best way to learn. We know that we have found our way when learning is fun.

Here you will find books, products, and ideas that our family has used to make learning fun for each one of us. We hope that it encourages you to find your own way to have the fun of learning.