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Blue Block Fun

We had fun playing with the blocks at the museum. Check it out!

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Kid Snippets: Math Class

If you’re a math teacher, is this ever what class feels like?

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Counting

My five-year-old has been able to rattle off the numbers in order into the teens for a while, but when you ask her to count a set of objects, she can only get up to three consistently. “One, two, three–um–five?” … Continue reading

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The Math Games–One: Block Towers

We had some time today, so I suggested a little competition: try to build the tallest tower with our wooden blocks. My nine-year-old and I were the only ones to compete, and the nine-year-old got bored pretty quickly and essentially … Continue reading

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Evening of Math VI

It was late and rushed tonight, but I did manage to do some math with the kids. Actually, A was throwing fits, so I put her to bed. I had B working on the fact that if you have a … Continue reading

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A Morning of Math

I’ve been sick and had to stay home from work the last several days. This morning I told my kids that they could choose to put away their clothes or do math. They chose math. I set both B and … Continue reading

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