Number Sense Blog



Pi Day March 2022

Mar 13, 2022

  It’s our favorite time of year again! March 14 marks another math holiday to celebrate the mathematical constant pi (π), reminding us that math is fun and applicable outside the math classroom. Pi is the ratio of a circle’s cir...



Celebrating LEGO Day!

Feb 13, 2022

You might know LEGO® bricks as the fun, colorful building blocks kids use to reconstruct the world, but did you know they also make great mathematical teaching tools? The near-infinite uses of LEGO bricks allow for near-infinite hands-on ways to s...



New Year’s Resolutions and the Five Aspects of Math Wellness

Jan 3, 2022

With the start of the new year, there is always an opportunity to start fresh. So we have a few suggestions that can help you and your child navigate the next 365 days for overall “math wellness” and success.              Making great choices f...



Word Problem Wednesday: Pleasant Pastimes

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...



Word Problem Wednesday: Knit Hats

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...


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