Familiar Face

Familiar Face

Count the number of shapes. Count the number of shapes by colour. Count the number of green triangles that could…

A shelf of books

A shelf of books

Compare the books. How many small books are here? How many large books? How many do you have?

Missing Squares

Missing Squares

This is how one student counted the squares @MathBeforeBed @catholic_hill pic.twitter.com/fZZHmJAqSg — Kirsty Chamberland (@K_Chamberland) December 7, 2017

We Remember

We Remember

Thinking from young ones: Math Talk today- Counting poppies and seeing patterns @Breslau_Rm8 Thanks @MathBeforeBed for the picture pic.twitter.com/8shjV6K5j0 —…

Pumpkin Explosion

Pumpkin Explosion

\ \ Have your child estimate the number of bands it will hold. What is too high? What is too…

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?

Puzzling Dimensions

Puzzling Dimensions

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

Lite-Brite Shapes

Lite-Brite Shapes

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

Longest Line?

Longest Line?

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

Wooden Logs

Wooden Logs

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

Cookie Counter

Cookie Counter

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