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Summer Game #8: One Half

What is something fun to eat but in the summer time can be super messy? Popsicles! When you're a kid, there is nothing better on a hot day than to eat a popsicle. The twin pops were fun because they had two sticks so you could share. Breaking ... Read More

RightStart™ Manipulatives

What’s so special about the manipulatives used for the RightStart™ Mathematics program? Let’s run through the list. NOT AVAILABLE ELSEWHERE: AL Abacus: This abacus has 100 beads, is grouped in 5s and 10s using color. It is different from the ... Read More

Summer Game #7: Multiples Memory

When we are in a dine-in restaurant, my children tend to get a little antsy waiting for their food. I try to come up with activities they can do (other than playing on their electronic devices) during the wait. This week, I had them play a card game! ... Read More

Summer Game #6: Minute Solitaire

Are we there yet? When are we going to the park? How much longer before lunch?? Are we there yet??? It seems that my children get a little more impatient in the summer. They can’t wait to do the next activity and frequently ask when that will ... Read More

Summer Games #5: Corners™ Variations

So did you get a good game of Corners™ going from last week? If you're ready for variations of this fantastic game, it's your lucky day! Corners™ Solitaire with Stacks, Game A11 Like I already said, this game is a variation of the Corners™ ... Read More

Summer Game #4: Bead Trading

Do your children enjoy money? My kids do! They would always compare their stacks of one dollar bills after Christmas or birthdays and see who has more. I used their concept of dollar bills to introduce this next game. We called it "Bank", ... Read More