"Look! Look what I made! It's a snowflake!" cried out one child. "See what I'm doing! There are so many of me!" exclaimed another. "Mine looks like a flower...no!...now it looks like the sun!" These were the sounds of a wonderful day with my preschool Math Explorers class. Ten 4-year-olds excitedly investigating and playing with... Continue Reading →
I Want to Ride My Bicycle…Bike Math!
Do you know why the gears on your bike make it easier to steadily climb a hill or swiftly speed down the other side? There's math embedded in the explanation, and if your child has a bicycle, you can start getting mathy with it. Begin by simply pointing out the gears. Every bicycle has at... Continue Reading →