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## Prompts that Spark Discussion...

### Energy Bites

\ \ Watch the making Energy Bites video with your child.\ \ \ \ Ask her what she noticed and

### Checkers

\ \ How many? You choose what can you count?

### 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

\ \ 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

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

### Percent Fill

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

### Wondering Hippos

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

### Puzzling Dimensions

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

### Balanced Diet

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

### 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

\ \ Get a PDF printable version of this for your child to draw on.\’a0 While most educators and parents

### Fast Clapping

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

### Longest Line?

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

### Missing Card

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

### 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