Perspective is a fantastic jumping off point for inspiring kids to think about the way math and art intersect. Today's post features a fantastic way to introduce perspective art for kids. Find more fun ways to teach kids math. This fall I took a fantastic sketchbook class from Jane Kriss. Most of the activities weren't very mathematical, but we completed a unit on … [Read more...] about Perspective Art for Kids
Fun ways to celebrate Pi Day with kids! From eating pie to playful math to pi themed art projects, we've got pi activities for everyone! Pi Day – a day set aside every year on March 14th 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 … [Read more...] about Fun Ways to Celebrate Pi Day with Kids!
A collection of the best math games and activities - fun math for kids that will keep them curious and learning. Understanding math is an incredibly valuable life skill, but all too often it is a dreaded subject in school. This culture of fear of math in the United States is so strong that even students in advanced university math courses feel that they "aren’t … [Read more...] about Fun Math For Kids: The Best Math Games And Activities
Children learn best through play. Learn how to use geometiles as a playful way to learn geometry and develop spatial awareness. Have you heard of Geometiles? I had a similar toy as a child that I loved, so when we were offered to try out this geometric shapes toy I instantly agreed. I loved the similar toy I had as a child, and I feel like it helped me develop spatial … [Read more...] about A Playful Way to Learn Geometry and Develop Spatial Awareness
One of the easiest ways to raise kids who love math is to have great math resources at home. I shared some of our favorite math games earlier this week, and today I am writing about math books for kids that we love! These are books that kids will enjoy picking up and looking through, although you can also use them as part of a homeschool curriculum, or for a more formal after … [Read more...] about Math Books Kids Will Love