Jenga Multiplication

 on November 27, 2016

Liven up your multiplication fact practice by transforming Jenga, a favorite household game,into the perfect math practice game.  All you need is the game and a permanent marker! 

In this multiplication version, students play the game pretty much the same as a regular game of Jenga. 

Zapped Math Game

 on November 15, 2016

This fast-paced math game is simple to learn and very easy to accommodate every student in your classroom! 

You will need:

How to Draw a Cowboy Sitting on a Fence

 on August 3, 2015

As a 12-year-old girl, I loved picking up the Sunday comics, settling into a chair around our kitchen table with a paper and pencil in front of me.  My favorite part of the Sunday comics was the "How to Draw" section, and I completely devoured it each week.  Some were more intricate and challenging than others, and those are the ones that stuck with me.  I want to share my favorite drawing from the 12 year-old me.

How to Draw a Cowboy Sitting on a Fence.  

5 of Our Favorite 4th of July Math Kabobs

 on June 18, 2015

Using summer fun for  learning can be as simple as these yummy festive kabobs.

Have your kids practice counting, patterns, arrays and so much more with these hands on kabob recipes for the 4th of July.

Berry Kabobs from Family Circle

Thread 4 blueberries, 2 mini-marshmallows and 2 raspberries on each of five 10-inch wooden sticks.

How to Host a Math Birthday Party

 on June 9, 2015

Ah, the perfect birthday party.

Let's face it, we've all been there, striving for party perfection, as if Martha herself may walk through the door at any moment!

The perfect decor, carefully planned color scheme, coordinating balloons,  Aunt Rosie's vintage table cloth.  

3 Math-Y Art Projects to Try This Week

 on June 1, 2015

These fun math-y art projects will strengthen math skills, and it's very likely that you can find all the materials for them around your house (bonus!).  

Three different projects:  


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