All entries by Allison

fall leaf puzzles

Find The Match – Fall Leaf Puzzles

Most of the leaves on our trees have turned pretty shades of red, yellow, and orange have yours? With Fall in full swing I wanted to use these exciting changes as a way to spark some interest in nature and math. When children are in the middle grades they fret over fractions but if you […]

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Back To School Goal Setting Printable

Every year I sit down with my kids and we share what we think we should all work on during the school year. It might be an academic goal, it might be a social one, or a combination.

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Marshmallow Popper Math

You have probably seen marshmallow poppers before but have you ever used them for math? This simple activity turns these fun DIY toys into tools for learning.

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Nature Match

Play this simple nature match activity that uses what you have to get your kids moving and appreciating nature.

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Roll & Bead

This game is super simple and works on counting, subitizing ( recognizing amounts without counting ) , as well as fine motor and hand eye coordination. I didn’t even mention kids get to make a super cool bracelet too.