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Minute Math – Everyday for June

Teaching my kids is something I try to do everyday even if they aren’t aware they are learning.  I like to make math something they learn to use in everyday situations. Here is a calendar of ideas to do with your kids each day during the month of June.  They only take a few minutes [...]

Scrabble Addition

Ashlyn liked her making word activity so much that I thought I would give her another one only add a little math into the mix.  This is what you need: Scrabble tiles a list of words calculator (optional) pencil and paper I gave her a list of 5 words.  We spent the day at the [...]

Making Words

Ashlyn really enjoyed this activity.  I put some of our Bananagram letters into a bowl.   She had to close her eyes and choose any 6 she wanted.  Once she had her 6 letters, she had to see if she could make any words from them.  I had her write them down on her white [...]

Yummy Patterning!

Monday was a wet, rainy day.  I had planned on taking the girls to the zoo’s splash pad but instead we hung out at home and played together.  I decided to do a patterning activity with M&M’s.  What kid doesn’t love any math activity where eating chocolate is involved. I gave them each a bowl [...]

More Pond Activities

We finally finished up our habitat books at school on Thursday.  Now I just have to put them all together.  The kids worked so hard on them and they look great.  Our last habitat we talked about was ponds.  Here is a page from our book.   The kids painted a small cupcake liner green [...]