It amazes me how my kids can’t wait for summer break – and then within a week, they tell me how bored they are. As I do not want them sitting in front of the computer or TV all day, I have found that adding a few math card games to their day not only … [Read more...] about 2019 Summer Game #1: Sum(mer) Rummy!
Multiplication has been the mathematical downfall of many children, not so much because of the algorithms, but memorizing the 100 facts. Before expecting the child to learn the facts, we need to teach the meaning of multiplication. Describing it as … [Read more...] about Dr. Cotter on Multiplication
When the children were younger we would get season passes to Six Flags Over Texas. Going to an amusement park with six children can be pretty exciting and a tad stressful. Because there is a twelve year age difference between the oldest and … [Read more...] about 2017 Summer Game #9: Finding the Quotients
How’s your summer been? I was at a family reunion in Prescott, Wisconsin last weekend. We had four generations that day at the farm that my grandparents purchased many many years ago. My dad grew up on this patch of heaven, his sister and husband … [Read more...] about 2016 Summer Game: Piggyback Race
With the 4th of July almost here, I thought I’d give you double the fun this week! With family gathering around, food on the grill, and fireworks in the night sky, you’ll need double the games! Last week we played Slide-A-Thon to help with the … [Read more...] about 2015 Summer Game: Double the Product Memory & Bonus: Double Corners™