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Posts from the category: Maths

Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids

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This is a sponsored post for the littleBIGidea competition. If you are a fan of the hit TV reality competition, Masterchef, then you would be familiar with the concept of the mystery box challenge – it’s actually my favourite part of the show! For those who don’t know, the contestants are each … [Read more...]

Math Games for Kids: Equation Decoder!

Math Games for Kids_Equation Decoder via Childhood 101

As I have shared previously, Immy is loving the challenge of learning simple addition and subtraction. I made up this simple decoding game on the fly one afternoon as I prepared afternoon tea - Immy often sits at our bench drawing or writing as I prepare meals and on this particular occasion she was … [Read more...]

Math Games for Kids: Learning About Attributes in Nature

Attributes in Nature - flower

This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. On a recent hike with my two young sons, I had a chance to take one of the fun math games Christie has shared on learning about attributes outside and into nature. And guess what? It was a huge hit! Attributes are the … [Read more...]

Maths Games for Kids: Uno Flip

Math games for kids_Uno flip

Immy is currently loving solving addition and subtraction problems - in fact her maths homework is usually the first thing she wants to tackle in her homework book each week! I enjoy looking for new (albeit simple) ways to encourage her interests and to reinforce what she is learning which is how we … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Baking Jam Tarts

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I love that involving children in cooking experiences provides them with real life opportunities to develop so many different skills and understanding of a range of concepts. Not least of which is the development of fine motor skills - that is, activities that strengthen and improve the dexterity of … [Read more...]

Math Games for Kids: Digging for Buried Treasure

Buried Treasure - ft

This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. My kids love digging in the dirt and sand. And treasure hunts? Well, they are just the icing on the cake. So when I suggested they go digging for buried treasure in our backyard sandpit, both of my sons (ages 9 and 6) were … [Read more...]

Making Magic Mathematical Potions

Math games: Magic mathematical potions

Combining math and the great outdoors can be fun for kids. My 5 year old has recently enjoyed counting outside by making math pictures and going on a counting in nature scavenger hunt. Lately his kindergarten class has been talking about measurement – discussing which items are longer than or … [Read more...]

Maths Explorations for 2 & 3 Year Olds

Early Maths Explorations

This post is by regular contributor Kate Gribble of An Everyday Story. My daughter is just about to turn three. She is wildly inquisitive and wants to know and understand everything. She is coming out of that infant and early toddler stage of exploring mostly with her senses and is now starting … [Read more...]