When the heat and humidity set in, stay inside and enjoy some air-conditioning-friendly activities to improve critical thinking and math skills.
Games & Activities
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Newsflash: Budgeting is an important life skill! The earlier kids can understand the basic principles behind budgeting, the sooner they will appreciate the value of money and feel more confident….
You hear it pretty often, even from successful and highly educated individuals: “I’m just not good at math.” Commonplace as it may seem, a lack of confidence in one’s math skills can hinder achievement in…
One of the best parts of Halloween is pouring out the loot and tallying it up. Take that counting to the next level with these sweet ideas…
Gardening is a fun hands on activity that gets kids outdoors and offers a great opportunity to teach measurements, addition, and other mathematical principles. “According to national research, garden-based learning delivers,” writes Maaike Baker in Civil Eats. “REAL School Gardens, a nonprofit organization that trains teachers and creates garden learning environments for schools across the country, has seen a 12…
Most board games and card games can be turned into a way to practice learned math skills. Here are a few of our favorites.
Enhance your laid-back summer days with a bit of learning by playing these classic games with a math twist.
Music instruction improves test scores for kids, especially in math and science. Here’s how to create fun, musical math games.
We’ve taken the traditional scavenger hunt and added St. Patrick’s Day elements, for an in-home adventure.