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2020 Summer Game #11: Rounding War

It’s August. Mid-August, if you’re rounding. If you round up, it’s September! It’s the beginning of school!! I know there are few of you starting school already. Some of you are waiting until it’s really September. But no matter how you look at it, ... Read More

2020 Summer Game #10: Make 16 Cents

Are you all enjoying your summer? Are these weekly games helping the kids keep their skills sharp and brains working? We don’t want all last year's information lost in the lazy days of summer. So grab the kids, grab neighbor kids, grab the cousins, ... Read More

2020 Summer Game #9: Long Chain Solitaire

As I was contemplating games for this week, I tossed around a couple ideas. Not able to make up my mind, I asked Dr. Cotter which game was her favorite. Without hesitation, she said, “Long Chain Solitaire”. I told her we’d played Short Chain ... Read More

2020 Summer Game #8: Hour and Minutes Memory & Fifteen Minutes Later

So how’s the summer going for everyone? I can’t believe how fast the summer is dashing by! And how are the summer games with the family? Did any of you play the Bingo game? If you didn't, keep an eye open – we just might have this again ... Read More

2020 Summer Game #7: Subtraction Bingo

Before we introduce this week’s game, Subtraction Bingo, game S24 from the Math Card Games book, I’d like to take a few minutes and discuss WHY we play games. You know that games are the review and practice for the math facts. Basically, they are ... Read More

2020 Summer Game #6: Race to the Amount

How is summer going for everyone? Now that the festivities of the 4th of July are all wrapped up and summer is warming up, we can say summer is officially here. This week we’re going to focus on an application of math: money! Race to the Amount, ... Read More