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.
In our house we like math games, that make learning how to count, add and times table fun! We also love colour, art, patterns and pictures, so these stamping activities are a great way to create and enjoy whilst working on important math principles. Here’s how we took over the kitchen table with some stamping patterns.
Math games :: stamping patterns [Read more…]
These circle math games add a little fun to practising basic math facts. Here’s how to make your own DIY game.
Circle math games [Read more…]
This DIY Christmas memory game is super simple to make, and you can use it in a variety of ways, for children of different ages. Here’s how:
DIY Christmas memory game [Read more…]
Did you see we made some fall play dough last week? Today we’ve been using it to play some fun math games – great for hands-on, sensory learning.
Fall play dough math games [Read more…]
I’m working with 3M today, to showcase some of the fun you can have with their super sticky Post-it Notes. Here’s some hands-on math games you can try, exploring shape, size, patterns and scale, with some art and imaginary play thrown in for good measure too!