2020 Summer Game #3: Drawing Tools, Squares, and Fractions

A couple years back, I attended the National Unicycle Convention in Rapid City, SD. Yes, you did read “unicycle.” They do things on unicycles that you just can’t believe. Hockey, for example. They play basketball. They race. They perform … [Read more...]

2020 Summer Game #2: Drawing Tools and Equilateral Triangles

Are you enjoying your summer? Playing some card games? We have this year’s games coming at you week by week and all of last years’ games available for you and your children to practice math skills. And did you like last week's activities with the … [Read more...]

2020 Summer Game #1: Math Balance Addition

So how’s your summer so far? It’s been great up here in Hazelton, North Dakota. The days are getting long – almost 17 hours of official sunlight! First light is at 5:11 am and last light is 10:07 pm, so it’s even longer when you’re outside and … [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 and is grouped in 5s and 10s using color. It is different from the … [Read more...]

Dr. Cotter’s Game Picks

Do you wonder what game to play? Especially if you're new to the Math Card Games book?? We got you covered!! Here are Dr. Cotter's picks for 12 weeks of games: pre-school, addition, multiplication, and fraction games. We've even broken down the … [Read more...]

Winter Games: Short Chain Solitaire

Need help with the addition facts? Short Chain Solitaire to the rescue! This is game A47 in the Math Card Games book. You will need the Basic Card Deck and an area to spread out a bit. Here's a video to show you how to play the game. We also have … [Read more...]