Understanding math language is so important to future confidence and success in math! Read more on how I taught the concept of 'more than' and 'less than'.
My latest article with Northeast Ohio Parent magazine is now posted on-line. If you are looking for some science fun in the sand this summer, check it out! Link: https://mailchi.mp/northeastohioparent.com/teen-takeover-podcast-summer-festival-lineup-parent-choice-awards-winners-678340 - Kristen
DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases made using the links in this post at no additional cost to you. For those of you that read my 2019 STEM gifts post will recall that one of the items I suggested as a great gift for 5-12… Continue reading OSMO Early Math & Skip Counting
DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links in this post at no additional cost to you. A fun game we recently purchased is called Sums in Space. I found it in my recommended list on Amazon one day and thought we'd give it a try! This game… Continue reading Sums in Space – Math Game
My preschooler LOVES math. She is learning and understanding simple addition and subtraction. I found this simple math project years ago and I loved it because it also incorporates a little bit of art and crafting, which my child also LOVES. I do not know the official name for this project because I no longer… Continue reading Finger Counting Math Sheets
DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links in this post at no additional cost to you. Who remembers Winnie Cooper from the show 'The Wonder Years'? The actress, known as Danica McKellar, is now (among other roles) an acclaimed mathematics author. She received her bachelors degree… Continue reading Reading ‘STEMs’ Learning – Danica McKellar Book Review
DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links above at no additional cost to you. To help you through the holidays, I've listed out some of my favorite STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) buys for kids 12 and under. Books are great gifts for the holiday,… Continue reading My Complete List of STEM Buys for Ages 0-12 (updated 11/28/2018)
When I think of STEM fundamentals, counting and number recognition tops the list! Think about all the times you use numbers during the day. I can think of plenty - telling time, date, year, counting money, when cooking to measure ingredients or turn on my oven, while driving (i.e. speed limits), etc. With two young… Continue reading Learning numbers and early math…