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.
Diwali rangoli designs made with colored salt are a gorgeous sensory delight – and they’re really easy to make. Here’s how:
Here’s a frightfully fun set of spooky sums – a great Halloween maths game!
Cross the curriculum for whole-brain learning by combining storytelling and math with this great selection of children’s books about circles.
This night sky sensory tub is great for sensory play and comes with ideas for hands-on math games.
Night sky sensory tub
Before you eat, let’s count, measure, estimate and graph using trick-or-treat candy for some fun Halloween math activities.