Category Archives: Math crafts

How many PEEPS does it take to make a 7 foot dragon?

This Easter, I spent a sweet afternoon admiring art. But not just any art. This was Carroll County’s annual PEEP show. Yes, an entire community center filled with sculptures made from those ooey-gooey candy confections: PEEPS. As I admired PEEP-created … Continue reading

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Dishing Up Math on Alphabet Soup!

The one-and-only, marvelous math-convert, Jama Rattigan, has posted a wonderful review of “Eat Your Math Homework: Recipes for Hungry Minds” on her “Alphabet Soup blog”. Thanks so much, Jama! The review is delicious! Please check it out here: http://jamarattigan.com/2013/03/05/ann-mccallum-and-leeza-hernandez-dish-on-eat-your-math-homework/#more-8784

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Math History Mysteries Part 1: Counting using Tally Sticks

Okay, so adding up the grocery bill using the calculator function of our smart phones is definitely something new. But keeping track of stuff–how many animals did you kill today, or, gee, how many hours has it been since half … Continue reading

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