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Colby the Amazing Mouse

My kids have never done any coding activities before so when Learning Resources asked if we would be interested in their introduction to coding set – Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set I immediately said yes.  I was not … 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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Encouraging writing with Story Starter Cubes

One of our areas of focus at the moment is story writing.  My oldest is not a fan of writing stories, she says she never knows what to write.  And when she does write she tends to write facts, not … Continue reading

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Extending our 3D shape activities into drawing

Over the last month the kids have been using their Dive into Shapes set a lot. Playing around with 3D shapes, adding shapes together to create new shapes and making some very unusual creative designs (ie mom talk for some … 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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Dive Into Shapes

I have been eyeing out the Learning Resources Dive into Shapes set for some time.  I wanted to find a hands on, fun way for the kids to explore shapes both 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional and I kept coming … Continue reading

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Mathlink Cubes Set – a great Maths set for early ages

We have had our snap cubes for over four years now and we love them, so when Learning Resources asked if we would like to test out the Mathlink Cubes Activity Set I immediately agreed. My initial thought was snap … Continue reading

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