Many Squares

Many Squares

\ \ You can also sum the little squares by adding 1+3+5+7+9+11+13 ((yellow)+(blue)+(green)+(orange)+(red)+(dark blue)+(burgundy)). Since visually this forms a square…

Different Sums

Different Sums

\ \ The purple squares can be represented by 1+2+3+4+5+6 and can be visually seen by finding half the area…

Jars & Tops

Jars & Tops

\ \ Do you see any patterns? How many tops? How many jars?

Percent Fill

Percent Fill

\ \ Re-colour the picture so that both colour equal in area.\ \ Get ready to yell! Play this video…

Wondering Hippos

Wondering Hippos

\ \ Answer together all the wondering questions your child has.\ \ Possible Questions to push the talk further:\ \…

Magic Rings

Magic Rings

\ \ Imagine we taped to strips/rings of paper together and then cut down the middle of each. What would…

Puzzling Dimensions

Puzzling Dimensions

\ \ You can read more about trying to incorporate math into your puzzle making.\ \  

3D Tic-Tac-Toe

3D Tic-Tac-Toe

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Lite-Brite Shapes

Lite-Brite Shapes

\ \ Download free printables to use in your Lite-Brite. You still have one right?\ \ \ \ or have…

Balanced Diet

Balanced Diet

\ \ After you discover how to balance the mobile on the right. Draw your own mobiles so that one…

A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

A Kaleidoscope of Butterflies

Thinking: Sunday morning #tmwyk. It’s so fun to watch L’s problem-solving & listen to her reasoning. Thanks for today’s “mission”,…

Same & Different

Same & Different

\ \ What shapes are similar? Congruent? Is there any symmetry?\ \ Design a new pattern that has some similarities…

Equal Grouping

Equal Grouping

\ \ Get a PDF printable version of this for your child to draw on.\’a0

Fast Clapping

Fast Clapping

\ \ Ask your child how they estimated?\ \ Visit mrorr-isageek.com to see the answer and a lesson involving proportional…

Longest Line?

Longest Line?

\ \ Today’s prompt is inspired from Desmos. You can keep this conversation going over on their activity “Exploring Length…

Hardest Layer

Hardest Layer

\ \ Have your child draw the layers if it helps. Ask how they determined how many circles on that…

Missing Card

Missing Card

\ \ Change it up. Re do the questions with saying “more than 20” Thinking: I think I have some…

Pentomino Puzzles

Pentomino Puzzles

\ \ Visit the Desmos activity at\’a0https://goo.gl/eX2u9r\’a0to play some rounds of Pentomino Puzzles. As always, encourage discussion on how you…

Wooden Logs

Wooden Logs

\ \ Estimate – How many wooded logs are BEHIND the blue rectangle? How did you estimate?

Battleship

Battleship

\ \ Play a round of battleship. Discuss how you ask for hits and misses.