A pumpkin-themed math craft for fall. Great for working on multiplication facts and revising the concept of multiples. I don't know about you, but we are well and truly in the middle of pumpkin season. Porches all over our neighbourhood are decked out with pumpkins. So many so, in fact, that … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Multiples (math craft!)
A fun pack of number bonds activities, with lots of different themes, great for kindergarten aged children who are getting to grips with number bonds. In kindergarten, children start to explore how numbers can be broken down into smaller parts. At the same time, they are beginning to … [Read more...] about Number Bonds Printable Pack (numbers up to 10)
Number bonds. Yes, they're important, but what exactly are they and why do children have to learn about them? If you're a parent with a child of school age, you may well have heard of the term 'number bonds'. Children begin exploring number bonds in math as early as in kindergarten. … [Read more...] about What are number bonds?
6 of our favourite family games to help your young child develop important basic numeracy skills When kids are starting out with math, it's really important to make it fun and interesting. One of the easiest ways to make practising math skills enjoyable, is to play games. Because really, … [Read more...] about The best family games for practising early number skills
A summery math craft to practise skip counting. Math meets sunflowers? You betcha! Where I live, you know it's summer when you drive outside the city limits and see endless fields of yellow sunflowers under huge blue skies. Sunflowers are so joyous and I find it very hard not to feel … [Read more...] about Skip counting sunflowers (math craft!)
One to one correspondence. It's something to do with counting, it's certainly a bit of a mouthful to say, but what exactly is it? Let's find out. One to one correspondence is a skill that young children need to develop in order to learn to count things. And, it's an important one. Let me … [Read more...] about What is one to one correspondence in math?