Fraction Friday!

By |2020-03-30T16:54:06+00:00March 30th, 2020|

 This paper-folding activity is great for getting students familiar with fractions. Here's what you need: A sheet of paper and some markers, colored pencils, or crayons. Afterwards you can create paper airplanes or cranes. (See how here!  7 Origami Projects for Kids) The question what is the sum of 1/2 and 1/3 This  in [...]

More Math Card Games

By |2020-03-30T16:54:22+00:00March 27th, 2020|

A continuation of the card game that can be used with elementary students learning basic operations, or with older students with more complex variables. In this version we take it up a level with some new variations, and we also talk about a neat trick for those dreaded nine-times-tables called the "rule of nines." What [...]

Fun Math Card Game

By |2020-03-30T16:52:42+00:00March 26th, 2020|

This card game can be used with elementary students learning basic operations, or with older students with more complex variables. What you need: A bored kid (or two or three) Any math concept (addition, multiplication, division, even exponentials!) A deck of ordinary playing cards A pencil and paper for each player What makes it fun [...]