Number Sense Blog
Nov 25, 2020
There are so many fun ways to pass our time. And whether we’re fishing, visiting theme parks or jet skiing, there are always opportunities to put math into the mix.
This week’s word problems will help your child think critically and...
Mar 8, 2017
Did you know that the largest knitted hat in the world is 66 feet in circumference and nearly 57 feet tall? (Industrias Textiles de Sudamerica - Lima, Peru, 26 April 2015)
It’s a good thing most hats are head-size or this week’s Word Problem...
Mar 1, 2017
Fee-fi-fo-fum, we smell mathematical proportion fun!
A fairytale favorite is the inspiration for today's Word Problem Wednesday. See if you can solve this teaser and check back tomorrow for the answer.
Jack casts an 8' shadow. If Jack is 5...
Feb 22, 2017
Spring is just around the corner. Flowers will soon be blooming, critters will be stirring from hibernation holes, and birds will be looking for feeders… such “peckish” little creatures!
See if you can solve this week’s bird feeder word prob...
Sep 15, 2016
Can your child answer these mental math questions? The results may surprise you!
If they can solve problems at and above grade level, they may be ready for a challenge. If they are unable to answer questions at grade level or below, they're lik...