2017 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...]

2017 Summer Game #13: Zero Corners

It usually starts around April if you follow a traditional school year, an excitement that school is winding down and soon to come to an end. Then before you know it, another school year done. Whew! It’s summertime! Now, I do have my children … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Game #11: Make the Amount

July 4th was always an extra special holiday in our home when I was a child because it was also my brother’s birthday. Not only was Yankee Doodle about him being… “born on the 4th of July” but he also got to celebrate with fireworks. It was also … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Game #10: Evens and Odds

When my daughter Makenna was in kindergarten, I noticed that she had a disconnect with numbers. Being a math person, I was quite surprised that she struggled with matching the quantities with the name of the number. In addition, she really REALLY … [Read more...]

2017 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...]

2017 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...]