Thursday, September 29, 2011

Math For Breakfast

Here's the scenario, it's Monday morning and your kids are sleepy. The last thing on their mind is learning math. The solution could be as simple as a box of Fruit Loops or Cocoa Puffs!

These yummy treats are packed with fun ways to teach math.

Area, circumference or circles or spheres
Ratio's and Probabilities involving of colors
Adding, Subtracting, Number Sense...the list goes on!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Number Sense For K-2 (Piggybank)

I love this idea offered by one of my previous students. 

Using a picture of a piggybank, seven pennies and construction paper, students may arrange the number seven in various ways showing the properties of equality.