2019 Summer Game #14: Make Twenty Variations

In my last blog post, I introduced you to the game Make Twenty. I promised you some variations on that game, and guess what – today’s the day! If you haven’t read the original post yet, you’ll want to do that first to get your bearings. Then come … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #13: Make Twenty

Can you believe that it’s already time for my second to last post of the summer? And I have saved the best game for it. Yeah, yeah, yeah – I know that every week we tell you that the game is fun. Well, this is genuinely the most fun of all the fun … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #11: Treasure Hunt

Most of our card games are pretty sedentary, but here’s a game that will get your kids moving. Have you ever tried Treasure Hunt, game P6 in the Math Card Games book? Yes, there’s a game called Treasure Hunt, and it’s a ton of fun! Treasure Hunt … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #10: Series Solitaire

There’s a lot of things I love about teaching RightStart Math to my children, but one of the top reasons is this: all the new concepts that I get to learn alongside them. From fractals to check numbers to the mathematics of music to unique patterns … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #6: Money War

Editor's note: Beth Reid is our Canadian blogger and July 1 was Canada Day! Today's game is Money War, Canadian style. For your non-Canadians, don't worry. This game is totally applicable to you too. Enjoy!! Let’s start this blog post with a … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #4: Zero Game

Have you ever wondered how to teach nothing? I’m not talking about taking a break from formal teaching over the summer – although maybe you’re doing that, too! I’m talking about the number zero. The concept of zero can be a struggle for small … [Read more...]