Puzzling Dimensions

Puzzling Dimensions

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

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”,…

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…

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.

Cookie Counter

Cookie Counter

\ \ Encourage counting various types. How many cooked cookies? How many uncooked? How many rows? Columns? As always discuss…

Split Piles

Split Piles

\ \ How many circles are in each pile? Ask you child, “Another little girl split them up differently. What…

Organized Coins

Organized Coins

\ \ After discussing what each of you notice and wonder. Have your child add up each side. Which side…

Block Tower

Block Tower

\ \ What could you and your child count in this picture? Predict how many more “turns” until it falls…

Famous Patterns

Famous Patterns

\ \ After you discuss the patterning you see here let you child know that this triangular array is called…

Can you see the faces?

Can you see the faces?

\ \ Ask your child how they counted the faces? Then ask them to count them a different way.\ \…

Canada 150

Canada 150

\ \ Kyle Pearce has shared a math challenge for each day in June to prepare for today, Canada’s 150…

Overlapping Patterns

Overlapping Patterns

\ \ What number will they overlap on? How do you know? Draw two new patterns that overlap on the…

Headbandz: Numbers

Headbandz: Numbers

\ \ Try to guess your own number. After playing with numbers play with shapes.

Standing Tall

Standing Tall

What pattern could you create by having your friends stand on numbers?\ \