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Free Math Activities and Worksheets: Math Reader Magazine

Each issue of Math Reader contains fun and challenging math activities and worksheets, appropriate for the elementary school grades. These are free to download for use by students, parents, and teachers! Browse the issues below!

Note: Math Reader is no longer in publication.

Math Reader Topics, Feature Article and Author

Date Issue topic Feature article Author
MRnov98 1(1) Spider paths Mobius and More Anne Sung
MRjan99 1(2) Coin problem Just Graph It Hiroko Warshauer
MRfeb99 1(3) Snail Problem Take a Random Walk Terry McCabe
MRmar99 1(4) Pascal’s Triangle Pascal’s Triangle Hiroko Warshauer
MRapr99 1(5) Across the River Big Numbers Dan Shapiro
MRsum99 1(6) Ant’s Pantry Decimals in Dollars Make Sense Hiroko Warshauer
MRoct99 2(1) Symmetry in Math? Symmetry in Nature Hiroko Warshauer
MRnov99 2(2) Living in Math! Platonic Solids & Better Buildings? Eugene Curtin & Terry McCabe
MRdec99 2(3) Cosmic Math Neighborhoods Kevin Jones
MRjan00 2(4) Mathland! Tracking a Hurricane Terry McCabe
MRfeb00 2(5) Visualize Math! Beneath Your Feet Jean Davis
MRmar00 2(6) Math Experiments Would You Like to be a Giant? Eugene Curtin
MRapr00 2(7) Winning Math! Baseball Numbers Terry McCabe
MRsum00 2(8) A Math-Sing-Along! Music Counts Stephen Redfield & Hiroko Warshauer
MRfall00 3(1) Math Bytes! Math Bytes Jeff Slomka
MRwin00 3(2) Math Treks! Doodling Around with Euler Kevin Jones
MRspr01 3(3) Math Moves! Queening a Pawn Alexey Root
MRsum01 3(4) Origami Math! Folding Art Unfolds Mathematics Deanna Badgett


MRnov98 (PDF, 2 MB)


MRjan99 (PDF, 2 MB)
MRfeb99 (PDF, 4 MB)
MRmar99 (PDF, 4 MB)
MRapr99 (PDF, 2 MB)
MRsum99 (PDF, 3 MB)
MRoct99 (PDF, 2 MB)
MRnov99 (PDF, 2 MB)
MRdec99 (PDF, 2 MB)


MRjan00 (PDF, 2 MB)
MRfeb00 (PDF, 3 MB)
MRmar00 (PDF, 2 MB)
MRapr00 (PDF, 2 MB)
MRsum00 (PDF, 3 MB)
MRfall00 (PDF, 3 MB)
MRwin00 (PDF, 2 MB)


MRspr01 (PDF, 3 MB)
MRsum01 (PDF, 3 MB)