Summer Game #20: Find the Two Factors

Are you gearing up to start school? Or have you already started? We just started school last week. Amid the hubbub of getting used to new classes and new schedules, we are doing a bit of review and preparation for learning some wonderful things this … [Read more...]

Summer Game #17: Remainders Game

Summertime here in Texas means VBS. For those that may not know, VBS stands for Vacation Bible School. My children are too old to attend, so we help with the program. This year, I was the decorations coordinator. I find it a demanding position … [Read more...]

Summer Game #14: Multiplication Memory

Ahhhh, multiplication! Just when your child has their addition and subtraction facts down, we add this new dynamic to their math – MULTIPLICATION! Each one of my children felt like they were starting all over in math when we started learning … [Read more...]

Summer Game #9: Finding the Quotients

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...]

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 #2: Swim, Swim, Swim to Ten

When you think of summer what do you think of? My first thoughts are of swimming. Because I live in Texas where it is super-duper hot in the summer, swimming is a necessity. Well, maybe not a necessity, but it sure does make for a cooler … [Read more...]