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Easter Apps!

It’s getting close to Easter! Why not build up the holiday with some math and Easter related Apps?

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Money for Munchkins

Money for Munchkins

It is never to early to start teaching the value of money! Well, maybe my one year old isn’t quite there yet. He would just eat the change, literally! However, my three year old loves getting money, and I talk to her about the value of it often.

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Counting on St. Patrick’s Day

Counting on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up! There are so many activities that can be done to tie in the holiday with math. I like to take every chance I get!

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Tic Toc Tykes

Tic Toc Tykes

Telling time is, of course, a life long skill. Unfortunately, so many kids are learning to read digital clocks only! I am a teacher, and a huge advocate for analog time. Yet, I look around my house, and all I see are digital clocks! I need to get on that one.

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Counting Up Our Thanks

Counting Up Our Thanks

Sorry, this is a little late for the idea. It should have been started a week ago, but I, for one, can’t believe that it is already November! However, it’s never too late to give thanks! Holidays are often materialistic with children, and we, as parents, should be teaching our children the real reason for various holidays. Thanksgiving is coming up, so while teaching our kids why we have thanksgiving, we should share what we are thankful for in our own lives. I’m thankful for my children, and for math, so what better place to share this new idea!?!

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Count That Candy!

Count That Candy!

Now that you have more candy then needed, what are you going to do with it all?!?! Before you eat it or toss it, make it into a math activity. Counting it all is the most simple of the activities.

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Counting Up To Halloween

Counting Up To Halloween

Dot To Dots are an all time favorite in our house, and in many others. I’ve found some that are Halloween themed! While celebrating this holiday, add a little Math to it. Learn while having fun! I found a few at Kids Crafty! There are many others out there, but these should get you started!

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