The art of war: Math War

Math War

War is allowed when you are practicing math and your only weapon is your brain.  We bought two really cool game called Math War: Multiplication War and Division War (Flash Kids Flash Cards).  I gave the girls each a stack of cards and we went around the table and each girl flipped over her card and had to answer her problem then the person with the lowest or highest answer got all four cards.  The girls Continue reading

Twisted Uno Math Game

Twisted Uno

The twisted Uno math game came about because the kids wanted to get creative. Mac thought we should make a new kind of board game. We made up the rules as we played. You need these items to play Deck of cards, we used Uno dice place holder, we used McDonald happy meal pieces A calculator might help also How to play Twisted Math First, we laid all the numbers in the Uno deck out like a Continue reading

Biking math

Yep we decided that we needed some fresh air so the girls and I went down to Hopscotch Lane and ride around. McKenzey just learned how to ride without training wheels ( I am so proud). So they rode around people’s drive ways and when they passed me they had to say the answer to a multiplication problem. We did 0 times tables, 1, 2, 3, 4s and 5s, of course Belle did great on Continue reading

Math Week belle birthdy

Belle birthday we made a ice cream cake.  So here is a little story – Belle and I had just finished making the cake and put it in the oven to bake.  I looked up and noticed that her front tooth was gone.  I said Belle you lost a tooth where is it?  We looked for it for a good 20 minutes and I kept saying its cooking in the cake.  So we couldn’t find it and Continue reading