With first graders the challenge to count five blocks by five blocks then color inside the blocks to make patterns was asking a lot. Oh! and cut them out to glue them on a page, without a grid, in a grid, ;-) -these youngsters are great!
It all started with the Sunflowers! Looking for fun math related art I came across Vi Hart and based many lessons from her video ‘Doodling in Math Class: Spirals, Fibonacci, Being a Plant, part 1’. 25 more words
Looking for more ideas and came across this book This is Not a Maths Book: A Smart Art Activity Book, Anna Weltman. This lesson is one of many and I changed it up a bit calling this the ‘Flower Garden’
Unless a gentleperson works as either something not unlike an ornithologist or as a reporter for, say, Field & Stream, the phrase “field notes” references quick note-taking when away from tablet/computer/home. 329 more words