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...]

2019 Summer Game #14: Make Twenty Variations

In my last blog post, I introduced you to the game Make Twenty. I promised you some variations on that game, and guess what – today’s the day! If you haven’t read the original post yet, you’ll want to do that first to get your bearings. Then come … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #13: Make Twenty

Can you believe that it’s already time for my second to last post of the summer? And I have saved the best game for it. Yeah, yeah, yeah – I know that every week we tell you that the game is fun. Well, this is genuinely the most fun of all the fun … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #12: Fish at the Dump

When I started using RightStart Math and we’d play the game Go to The Dump, game A3 in the Math Card Games book, I apparently didn’t read the directions well and have come to realize we were really playing Fish at The Dump, game A5 in the Math Card … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #11: Treasure Hunt

Most of our card games are pretty sedentary, but here’s a game that will get your kids moving. Have you ever tried Treasure Hunt, game P6 in the Math Card Games book? Yes, there’s a game called Treasure Hunt, and it’s a ton of fun! Treasure Hunt … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Game #10: Series Solitaire

There’s a lot of things I love about teaching RightStart Math to my children, but one of the top reasons is this: all the new concepts that I get to learn alongside them. From fractals to check numbers to the mathematics of music to unique patterns … [Read more...]