The link above takes you directly to the pdf where you can download and print a Yo-Yo Math Mat.
Hang on -- there's more to this site than just the yo-yo mat, so read all the way through this review.
Once you print out the Yo-Yo Math Mat, use it to play a math game with your children). You will need a math mat for each player, at least one dice, and tokens (coins or poker chips work).
Let's say you were going to play a game of number recognition from 1-6.
Give each child a math mat and tokens.
Each child takes turns rolling the dice. If the child can identify the number on the dice, then he/she covers one yo-yo design on the mat.
Continue until someone fills all of the squares on the mat.
Older or more math-savvy children could roll 2 dice and add the numbers together, or multiply the
Those that get the correct answer would cover their yo-yos with tokens.
These mats can also be used to practise letters, sight words, and punctuation marks, etc. It just depends on the ability level and interest of the child. You'll find all kinds of math mats at this site for just about every topic imaginable.
There's more! This site also has many printables to use for math, science, and language arts activities including toss games, popcorn words, bingo, gameboards, cutting patterns, weather charts and more. As you click on a menu item, a new page opens with a new menu selection of printables. Scroll down to the bottom of that page to see instructions for how to use the printables. Then, click on any one to print it out. While it looks like the site is not updated frequently, what is there is very useful. Access it all from the main page at: High School Yo-Yo Algebra Problem PDF Download
PBS Mathline offers this high school algebra lesson on solving linear equations in a downloadable pdf. When you click on the link the pdf will open -- it takes a minute or so to download, so be patient.
After doing your math homework, it's time for some yo-yo fun!