Grade levels 

Best Math Friends for Grades K – 2


Best Math Friends is an exciting word problems game for kids in grades 1 – 3."Friend" as many animals as possible by answering their word problems correctly.

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* Best Math Friends (more advanced word problems)
* Maxine the Unicorn
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Based on This Game:

Print out Lesson Plan

Practice using Picture-based Math (online)

  * Best Math Friends
  * Best Math Friends Version 2

Practice using standardized test simulation

  * Basic Addition Word Problems
* Basic Subtraction Word Problems
Print Worksheet (s)
  BMF Assessment Version 1
  BMF Assessment Version 2
  BMF Avatar Printable (see lesson plan)
  BMF Friend Collection Sheet (see lesson plan)
Common Core Alignment
Age Appropriateness/Rationale

Best Math Friends Common Core Alignment

Age Appropriateness/Rationale

It’s not Facebook, It’s not MySpace, it’s BMF, Best Math Friends. Friend as many fun animal figures as you can by answering their word problems. See if you can friend all 25 ! Be careful though, if you answer too many problems incorrectly the game will end. Simply click “correct” if the word problem and answer given by the animal is correct, and “incorrect” if it is not correct. When you are finished, print out a certificate featuring all of your friends!

Best Math Friends is perfect for kids ages 5-7

Scoring Breakdown and Grade Level Equivalency

Score Grade Level Equivalency (+ , and -)
10 1.6
13 1.9
16 2.2
19 2.5
22 + 2.8 (mastery)


Skills Reinforced:

Addition Word Problems
Subtraction Word Problems
Basic Reading Comprehension


Students who finish BMF can print out a certificate similar to the example below: