Math blaster water gun style

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We made up a math game using a water gun and numbered cups.  I think I saw this on pinterest.com but I couldn’t find the original post so the girls and I just made up our own rules.

20130515-120030.jpgThe girls turned 20 cups upside down and wrote 1 number on each one up to 20.  Then we made little pyramids of cups and put the numbers in random order.  We got 3 dice from our Yahtzee game.  The first player rolls all 3 dice, then you take the lowest 2 numbers and multiply them, or take the highest number and lowest and divide, then either add or subtract the 3rd dice to get a random number.  Then take your water gun and try to shoot the number if the number is on the bottom and you happen to hit other cups ( bonus).  The object is to shoot all the cups down – we went till we couldn’t multiply, divide, add or subtract to make a number.  If you couldn’t go then it’s the other person turn.

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After sever water gun fights and a little bit of math we went on a skating walk with Jack Jack.  We checked on our fairy utopia and walked or skated a mile to the marina. Then we read another chapter of Harry Potter and skated home. We finished the day out by swimming in the cold pool for 10 minutes, playing math game again and reading to ourselves.

 

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