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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. 

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:  

5 Amazing Recipes to Try This Spring

 on March 12, 2015

I love cooking.  It's my way of loving my family and friends. 

In the winter, cooking seems less complicated with shorter days, comfort foods, and less running around with extracurricular activities.

Now that spring is here, it inspires me to eat healthier, I realize I have an extra winter layer that I swore wouldn't be there this year!

If your looking for a few new recipes to add to your spring menu try these delicious favorites!

Periodic Table of Elements Class Project with FREE printable

 on January 29, 2015

Looking for a creative way to teach and display the  Periodic Table of Elements?

Well, look no further!

I saw this beautiful hallway of knowledge the other day, so colorfully displayed at my son's school.

So, of course I had to snap a few pics and share this adorable idea.

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