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Life of Fred: Butterflies

Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt

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  • Grades: Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade
  • Subjects: Math
  • Product Type: Book
  • Shipping Time: Products from this seller ship within 2-3 days

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Total Price: $44.97

Product Description

The second book in the Life of Fred Elementary Math book set! Join Fred Gauss, a child genius who teaches at Kittens University, as he leads your students through telling time, geometry, counting by twos, measurements, and much more.

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Who is it for?

  • Kindergarten-aged students. This is the second book in the Life of Fred Elementary series, so it's perfect for children who have finished Life of Fred Apples.

What is included?

  • 128 pages of entertaining stories to guide children through basic math concepts

Subjects covered:

  • Telling time
  • Measurements
  • Collinear and perpendicular lines
  • A dozen and a baker's dozen
  • Numbers up to a quintillion
  • Numbers that add up to 9
  • Parentheses

Why buy?

Parents and teachers know they can count on Life of Fred not only to teach math concepts, but also to make it fun! The book's author, Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, learned from decades teaching math in high school and college that the traditional "drill and kill" approach doesn't encourage a love of learning. Instead, Fred teaches kids in a low-key, fun way that they'll remember forever. They'll never ask, "When are we ever going to use this stuff?"


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    Great Series!
    Aug 06, 2017

    Fred teaches so many things about life in these books. Butterflies continues to draw you in and keep you smiling while learning every step of the way!

    Vickie P - Parent
    Pretty good
    Jul 20, 2017

    It is fun to teach math using stories. Definitely a supplement (not in-depth enough to be used alone).

    Julie D - Parent
    Jun 30, 2017

    Life of Fred is a fun way to supplement math skills that children really enjoy. Go with Fred and learn math that relates to his life.

    McKenzie M

About the Seller

Life of Fred - Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt

The Life of Fred contains fun stories about a child prodigy math genius your students can follow along as he gives real-world examples of everything from math to language arts. In the Life of Fred Elementary Math Series, your students will learn everything from telling time, division, beginning algebra, and more!


You can purchase one book at a time or the entire set at a discounted price! Order more as their skills progress such as the Life of Fred Intermediate Series that incorporate biology, physics, and economics using pre-algebra formulas.


The stories carry on through the exercises, and many of the books have a series of quizzes that bridge them to the next chapter. Some books have all the problem solutions in them, while others have separate answer keys or companions.

Written by Dr. Stanley F. Schmidt, these affordable books were designed to keep your students engaged in math while also following along a storyline. Perfect for independent study, each unit teaches concepts that can be applied using real-world examples. Find out more by reading this blog post!


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