Category Archives: Mathematical Games

Eat This Fraction…

For an easy recipe that solidifies the concept of fractions for kids, check out this article from the Chicago Tribune. (The recipe, along with further exploration and more math recipes, can be found in Eat Your Math Homework: Recipes for … Continue reading

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Mayan Number Cookies

1, 2, 3’s are not the same all over the world! Yes, so we all need to count– and ‘two’ always means one and one more. But… number symbols themselves are not always the same wherever you go. Have you … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pretzel Counting Rods

Imagine a day with NO numbers! Sure, math class might be cancelled, but how could you take the schoolbus five miles to your house, or eat a double cheeseburger? Nope, any way you figure it, people everywhere count on numbers… … Continue reading

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Getting Around with Perimeter…

Perimeter means the distance around something- like the fence around a garden to keep the deer from pilfering your plants. Or, the boards around a sandbox that keep the sand from seeping. Or a picture that frames your family. Okay, enough … Continue reading

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Triangular Number Know-How…

Triangular Number Know-How What is a triangular number? It is easy to see what a triangular number looks like, but isn’t there some way of figuring them out without drawing a picture? Actually, triangular numbers are created by adding consecutive … Continue reading

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Introducing Magical, Mathematical Recipes

Welcome to THE place to get your very own delicious, mouth- watering, math-smacking recipes! In this blog, you will have access to monthly MATH recipes such as: Snow White Dwarf Cakes (In which Snow White makes triangular numbers) Just Right … Continue reading

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