Please welcome Helen from Witty Hoots who joins our ABCs and 123 series with this idea that combines a pretty jewellery craft for kids with a hands-on math lesson in repeating patterns.
Beautiful mandala crafts for children, using simple mandala designs and a wide variety of materials. Mandala arts combines art, math and natural materials and links to many festivals around the world.
For the third idea in our ABCS and 123s letter and math activities series, please welcome Barbara from Art Bar who is sharing a beautiful way to combine art and math: making shape collages.
Combining math and art to make gorgeous pattern stars is a great STEAM lesson plan.
Have you ever used henna to make mehndi patterns? We tried it this week as part of our project on weddings around the world and it was wonderful. Such a lovely group activity and a great hands-on (truly!) way to learn about a culture different to our own. Oh, and surprising good for math games too. Here are our tips for how to use henna as a beautiful art and math lesson.
At NurtureStore, we specialise in learning through hands-on, creative play. Here are over 100 of our favourite creative math activities for kids that offer a fun, multi-sensory approach. The activities are listed by topic and theme to make it easy for you to browse our archive and find ideas that are right for your children. [Read more…]