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Life of Fred: Apples

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  • Grades: Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

  • Subjects: Math

  • Product Type: Book

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Life of Fred Apples is the first book in the Life of Fred Elementary Math books set and the PERFECT book to start your Life of Fred journey.  Join Fred Gauss, a child prodigy who teaches at Kittens University, as he guides your child through addition, subtraction, geometry, and even algebra!

Parents and teachers trust Life of Fred because it teaches important mathematics ideas in a fun way that students will actually enjoy reading.

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Who is it for?

  • Kindergarten-aged students

What is included?

  • 128 pages of stories, examples, and Your Turn to Play sections

Subjects covered in Life of Fred Apples:

  • Telling time
  • Numbers, from zero all the way up to one million
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Geometry, including basic shapes
  • Reading temperatures
  • Days of the week
  • Months
  • Equal and Not-equal signs
  • Counting by fives

Why buy?

Teachers and parents love Life of Fred. Instead of the traditional "drill and kill" approach to math, Apples introduces students to a variety of important math concepts in a way that they will really remember. The author, Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, designed Life of Fred Elementary Math based on decades of experience teaching at the high school and college level. Never again will students ask, "When are we ever going to use this stuff?" 


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    These books are great
    Sep 21, 2017

    I enjoy reading and learning math just as much as my kids thanks to Life of Fred books! If you've ever struggled with understanding the concept of math and how it applies to every day life, these are the books for you.

    Brandon P
    Sep 09, 2017

    My daughter is 8 years old and even though she has already learned most of what is covered, she still enjoyed reading Apples. She asked to read more than one chapter a day so I happily obliged. Fred and Kingie are hilarious characters and their stories are entertaining. The math is introduced in such a natural way that it sensible and fun.

    Samantha N
    More than meets the eye!
    Sep 01, 2017

    We have completed the first two lessons in Apples. My 6 year-old was eager for today's lesson. While the lessons seem short, they pack quite a punch. So far, so good!

    Bethany K - Homeschooler
    Makes math fun!
    Aug 18, 2017

    My 7 year old does not enjoy math. I've struggled to find the right fit for him and because he loves to read, this has been it! I wouldn't say it is a "curriculum" but it is a good and fun supplement to your math. My son will sit down and want to read several chapters at a time. Highly recommend!

    Melanie F - Homeschooler
    How Fun!
    Aug 06, 2017

    There is always something new with Fred. This series is like nothing eek have used before. It will challenge your child to relate math to every day experiences and cause learning to be full of fun!

    Vickie P - Parent

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Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt

Follow Fred, a five-year-old math professor at Kittens University, as his funny adventures lead students through all the math they'll ever need. Starting from basic kindergarten-level arithmetic, the Life of Fred book series teaches all the way through college math.

Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt designed these books to keep students engaged while also making math concepts memorable. Perfect for independent study, each unit teaches ideas that can be applied using real-world examples.

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