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Linking Decimals to Fractions

Maths for my daughter needs to include using her hands and being involved.  Giving her worksheet after worksheet without using manipulatives does not work for her.  While we have been working on decimals we have once again been using our … Continue reading

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Decimal pages

One of our new Maths topics this year has been decimals.  The way I first explained decimals to my daughter was that is was like different handwriting styles for fractions.  So just like if you can write the word hello … Continue reading

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Maths Basket

One of the new maths successes we have had lately is our Maths basket.  We started it as a way of encouraging the kids to practice more Maths in a relaxed manner and it seems to be working.  The basket … Continue reading

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Maths Loop Cards

One of the Maths activities that we have been doing a LOT of lately has been Loop Cards / Dominoes.  The kids love them.  If I ask them to choose a Maths activity they often choose one of the Loop … Continue reading

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Improper Fractions

One of the new Math ideas we introduced this year was Improper Fractions  (when your numerator is bigger than the denominator) and how you convert that Improper Fraction into a  Mixed Fraction (combinations of whole numbers and fractions).  And as … Continue reading

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions

We are back onto fractions again, working on decimals but I realized I never wrote a post about how we looked at adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator or how we looked at Improper Fractions (post later this … Continue reading

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Rainbow Fraction Bingo

One of our ongoing “topics” at the moment is fractions.  We have been trying to do fun activities that reinforce my son’s understanding of fractions.  Just trying to bring them into our normal everyday life so that spotting that something … Continue reading

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