math

hole punch happy
September 21, 2009 2 comments

hole punch happy

We’ve been hole-punch happy over here lately. Ever since Owen learned how to use it, he’s been unstoppable. At first, using the hole punch was really difficult for Owen; hole ...

shore fun
August 8, 2009 5 comments

shore fun

Today, we’re heading home from the Outer Banks–a vacation we’ve been looking forward to for weeks but one that comes with a 6+ hour car ride journey. After my last ...

summer math f-u-n
August 5, 2009 14 comments

summer math f-u-n

Gulp. I just re-opened Maddy’s Kindergarten folder and stumbled across a pretty important little guy–a summer math information sheet and suggested activities. Math does not come naturally to me at ...

not just a plain-jane paper chain
June 15, 2009 4 comments

not just a plain-jane paper chain

It’s our book chain! And it’s not that plain-jane, really–it’s got some color to it! With summer here and the sunshine calling us outside nearly every free second, I noticed ...

sunny rainy grid games
June 11, 2009 2 comments

sunny rainy grid games

Maddy asked me a few days ago if we could play more of those “bunny counting games” that we played a while back. I said, Absolutely! and ran for the ...

bingo chips and bottle tops
June 4, 2009 4 comments

bingo chips and bottle tops

On this rainy afternoon, after Maddy and Owen’s last day of soccer, I put a super-tired Cora down for her nap, and I brought out two of Maddy and Owen’s ...

counting money
June 4, 2009 3 comments

counting money

A funny thing happened to me when I dumped out all of our Relay for Life donations on Owen’s bedroom floor the other day–I realized that I had never really ...

dandelions and clovers
April 28, 2009 3 comments

dandelions and clovers

It was gorgeous out today–the perfect day for a picnic. We didn’t go far; after picking up Maddy’s Kindergarten packet, we played in the field at our nearby elementary school. ...

cleaning, counting, and sortin' colors with cora
April 28, 2009 1 comment

cleaning, counting, and sortin’ colors with cora

This past weekend had us busier than usual, with my sister getting hitched (woo-hoo!) and Maddy in the wedding. It was awesome, but we’re dragging today. It was nice to ...

counting bunnies
April 12, 2009 1 comment

counting bunnies

This weekend was super busy and fun for us with family and friends here to share the holiday and with a perpetual buzz of chocolate and sugar moving through little ...

dream a little math dream
April 2, 2009 1 comment

dream a little math dream

I am no math wizard. So when I recently stumbled upon an awesome website that helps children with K-2 Math skills, I literally did a jig of joy right there ...