This kids are 1,4, and 5 at this point last. There are leaves everywhere from the Sycamore tree. So where there is nature, there is math. 216 more words

## Tags » Spatial Reasoning

#### What Do Bird Calls and Babies Have to Do With Each Other?

By exploring with sound, babies and young toddlers practice their visual thinking skills and spatial-reasoning skills. Good visual thinking skills are essential for a child to later excel in math, science, and geography. 102 more words

#### Which Dice Did I Roll? (Age 7)

## The Activities

**Topic: Numbers:**Book: The Number Devil by H. Enzensberger, Chapter 2.**Topics: Probability, Graphs:**We revisited the activity from last week where we made two big charts, one for the sum of two six-sided dice, the other for a twelve-sided die. 382 more words

#### Cinderella's Castle Vs. Elsa's (Age 7)

## The Activities

**Topic: Graphs.**Book: Graphs by Bader.A kid does his math homework at a family reunion by graphing various things. The kids all loved the surprise ending. 428 more words

#### Secret Numbers and Secret Shapes (Age 5)

## The Activities

**Topic: Attributes, Estimation:**Book: The Case of the Missing Zebra Stripes by Time-Life Books. This book has about 10 chapters all about different zoo-themed math activities. 771 more words

#### Double U, not W (Age 5)

## The Activities

**Topic: Subtraction:**Book: Taking Away with Tigers by T. Steffora.**Topics: Geometry, Spatial Reasoning:**I went to a different part of the kitchen where the kids couldn’t see what I was doing, and using pattern blocks I made a shape. 595 more words

#### 2 1/2 Using Only Fives? (Age 7)

## The Activities

**Topic: Fractions:**Book: Fraction Action by D. Adler.**Topics: Arithmetic, Order of Operations:**First I explained how to use parentheses in arithmetical expressions. Then, using just the number 5, the four arithmetic operations (+, -, x, /), and parentheses, we made as many different numbers as we could (e.g., (5 + 5 + 5) / 5 = 3). 659 more words