5 Awesome On-Line Math Programs for Homeschoolers

5 Awesome On-Line Math Programs for Homeschoolers

Got a kiddo who loves to learn on the laptop? Or maybe you need one child to work more independently to free up your time to work with another child. Here are five terrific on-line math programs for homeschoolers (or afterschoolers who are looking for some more math practice.)  [Read more...]

Hands-On Preschool Math: Estimation

Valentine Estimation Station | Hands-On Math | from Creekside LearningFor some preschool estimation fun, fill 3 jars with Valentine conversation hearts. [Read more...]

Super Bowl Math Game

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You may have noticed, I’ve been writing a lot of math blog posts lately. I’m super focused right now on bringing fun, hands-on ways to learn math into our home. With the Super Bowl fast approaching, I was starting to have mathy thoughts again, thinking of how we could use this fun theme to learn.

Superbowl Score-It! Math Game -- Creekside Learning

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Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Math for 2nd, 3rd and 4th Grade

Hands-on activities make math fun, reinforce learning and help kids remember math facts.  Lets talk math for our 2nd, 3rd and 4th graders.

Ultimate Guide to Hands-On Math for 2nd, 3rd and 4th Graders

I’ve taken many of the various math concepts that are often the focus of those grades and turned to the fabulous Mommas of the internet blogging world to share their ideas on how to make math fun, hands-on and, did I mention, fun?  [Read more...]

Learning How to Tell Time: Make a Clock

One day The Bee said, “Let’s make a clock. I want to know how to tell time.” And so we did, and she did. That’s pretty much how any kind of math learning happens with her. I can try to sit her down for a mere 5 minutes a day to do a workbook and she will behave as if someone is pulling her teeth out with no anesthesia.  But when she gets an idea that she want to learn something, well, nothing can stop her.

make a clock

So she had some popsicle sticks to use for hands and a very clear idea of how she wanted her clock to look, and before we knew it, we had figured out how to make holes in popsicle sticks so they could be fastened with brads [Read more...]