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?\ \  

Big & Little

Big & Little

\ \ What measurements will help you out? Volume? Length? How will you and your child compare? How many times…

Wondering Hippos

Wondering Hippos

\ Alright parents. Create your own question to ask your child. \ Possible questions: If the green hippo eats some…

Missing Cherries

Missing Cherries

\ \ How many cherries should be in the 7th pile if the pattern continues? Create another pattern that starts…

What do you see?

What do you see?

\ \ How many triangles would fill the centre of the completed picture?

Complete the Square

Complete the Square

\ \ How many little squares are there in total after completing the big square? What are other square numbers?…

Packs of Cherries

Packs of Cherries

\ \ How can you count them differently? If you ate one of the groups, how many would be left?

Triangle Cover

Triangle Cover

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Circle Counting

Circle Counting

\ \ After your child counts the dots say “another child counted them in a different way. How might he/she…

More Squares

More Squares

\ \ How did you create the red squares? Draw a diagram to show your thinking.

Putting it on the Line

Putting it on the Line

\ \ For more activities like this please check out clotheslinemath.com and Estimation180.com/clothesline

Two Cubes

Two Cubes

\ \ Extensions:How many more yellow squares do you need to add to the big cube to make the big…

Take the Shorter Path

Take the Shorter Path

Thinking: First we learned about & physically did positional language(left, up,forward) then we connected it to coding(which we do a…

A pattern around Nine

A pattern around Nine

\ \ Describe a pattern that increases by a lot and one that increases by a little. Describe a pattern…

Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader

\ \ Describe the pattern. Make two more patterns with missing terms. One easy and one hard.

Money Order

Money Order

\ \ How much money is on each side of the line? Which side is easier to count? How can…

Hippo Math

Hippo Math

\ \ Possible discussion Questions: Who has eaten the most? Who has eaten the least? How many marbles are still…

Lego Width

Lego Width

\ \ Extension: How many Lego figures will fill the board?

Lego Width

Lego Width

\ \ How many Lego Figures will reach the top of the board? What number is too high? What number…

Missing Eggs

Missing Eggs

\ \ How man eggs do you see? How many empty spaces? How did you count them?

Purple Area or Blue Area?

Purple Area or Blue Area?

\ \ Extensions: What fraction is blue/purple? How many more blue to fill the screen? Draw your own partially-filled grid.