Fun Ways to Celebrate Pi Day with Kids!

Pi Day – a day set aside to celebrate the mathematical constant 3.1415 (etc.) is a fun day for math geeks like me. I also think that Pi Day is a wonderful opportunity to get kids thinking about ways in which math can be fun, so today I am sharing some fun ways to celebrate […]

Playful Science and Math Activities eBook!

I am a HUGE fan of math and science themed activities for kids, so it is an honor to be part of a new playful math and science activities eBook (affiliate link) featuring never-before-shared activities from many of my favorite bloggers! This amazing resource features 40 ideas for children aged 3 to 8, with twenty […]

Use Sports to Teach Math

Mike and I discovered last fall that our kids love sports games, and we have been taking the kids to games on Stanford’s campus every since. I’m doing my best to make up for the fact that when I was in college myself I spent all of my free time working part time jobs instead […]

Outdoor Math Activities for Kids

I am always writing about how important getting out in nature is if you want your kids to enjoy math (see this post and this post, for example), so today I am writing about some great outdoor math activities for kids! These are all simple and fun ideas – no special tools or advance planning […]

Raising Kids Who Love Math

Happy Pi Day! To celebrate this fabulous number, I have decided to share some of my favorite ways to raise kids who love math. Many of them are from my own childhood – my mother taught math before leaving her career behind to raise ten children, and she has spent hours tutoring both her own […]