Gift Ideas for Middle Schoolers

design, build, & program your own robot

LEGO Mindstorms NXT

Topic: science
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: daily
Topic: history
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
tangrams with a twist

Classic Tangoes

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
You'll use it: occasionally
a novel approach to math

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)

Edwin A. Abbott

Topic: language arts
Age Level: secondary
You'll use it: occasionally
fun and fast strategy game

Topic: math
Age Level:
You'll use it: weekly
Topic: science
Age Level: elementary
You'll use it: occasionally
entertainment with math terms

G Is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book

David M. Schwartz

Topic: math
Age Level: middle school
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
mad search in the modern art museum

Seen Art?

Jon Scieszka

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.