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Fun Math Games & Activities {Weekend Links}

Fun Math Games & Activities {Weekend Links}

  A few weeks ago our local newspaper had an article about making math fun, so I thought I’d share some ideas for homeschoolers with fun math games & activities you can do today. Click on any image to read more about that fun math game or activity. 10 FUN ways to teach math NOTE:…. Continue Reading

Cool Math for Kids {Weekend Links}

Cool Math for Kids {Weekend Links}

Too often, kids don’t enjoy math because they don’t understand it. Today I want to share cool math for kids ideas you can use in your homeschool. I’ve tried to include cool math for kids at different ages. If you have a fun way to teach math, please leave a comment.  Click on any image… Continue Reading

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22

The week before Easter, my mom, my sister & I went to Ashley’s school.  She teaches at-risk kids in first grade. My mom read a book about Easter. My sister took photos. I did some jelly bean activities with the kids. Next Tuesday is national jelly bean day, so you have some time to get… Continue Reading

Update on Bible Journaling  with Illustrated Faith

Update on Bible Journaling with Illustrated Faith

The day I left for a mission trip in El Salvador, my DaySpring order arrived. I wanted to dig into it and start using my new Bible journaling supplies. I didn’t have time before my flight, so I grabbed the Illustrated Faith devotion & stamp. In El Salvador I have a set of colored pens… Continue Reading

6 Christmas Math Activities

6 Christmas Math Activities

In the past, I’ve shared ways to integrate writing into Christmas. Today, I’d like to offer Christmas math activities that you can integrate into your advent & Christmas activities for kids. Baking & Cooking As you bake & cook, your kids will learn their measurements. You can even convert to the metric system, to teach… Continue Reading

Christmas Activities for Middle School & Elementary HomeSchool

Christmas Activities for Middle School & Elementary HomeSchool

As you may know, our family would take a long break between Thanksgiving & Christmas.  We didn’t work on formal academics. Instead, I tied our Advent & Christmas activities into our homeschool.  Some of you teach in the classroom, so you’ll find Christmas activities for middle school and elementary school. Christmas Writing Activities 
Helping write… Continue Reading

How to Make Math Fun (or …. How to Teach Math Without Letting Them Know)

How to Make Math Fun (or …. How to Teach Math Without Letting Them Know)

In recent posts, I discussed when you should teach math to kids.  In case you missed either of these posts, you can read them here.    Some of you think I suggest not teaching or using math during younger years. That couldn’t be further from the truth.  If you read the case study about Hunter,… Continue Reading

Teaching Math to Kids {Case Studies}

Teaching Math to Kids {Case Studies}

Last week I discussed some ideas about when to start teaching math to kids . In case you missed it you can read it here: When Should You Start Teaching Math to Kids I want to follow up with some case studies that might surprise you. Case Study #1 in Teaching Math to Kids: Hunter… Continue Reading

When Should You Start Teaching Math to Kids?

When Should You Start Teaching Math to Kids?

Should we teach math early at age, five or six years old? Or should we teach it later, maybe after 10 years of age? Or wait until 18 years of age to be teaching math to kids ? The answer might be obvious to you, but I’d like to share a few stories to help… Continue Reading

Super Bowl Activities with Math…& Other Homeschool Math Ideas

Super Bowl Activities with Math…& Other Homeschool Math Ideas

With Super Bowl around the corner, why not try some fun Super Bowl math activities for kids ???  Your kids will love having fun with math and football. Here are some fun ways to use the Super Bowl while teaching homeschool math to the kids. – Graph each Super Bowl champion team and the number… Continue Reading