# Number Sense Blog

### Mathing With Your Kids: Math Monsters!

Jan 21, 2016

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If there's one thing we love, it's a good math craft... especially when it doubles as a manipulative! Jennifer Schorr's...

### Mathing With Your Kids: Compass Circle Art!

Dec 28, 2015

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We're always looking for fun ways to "math" with our kids—especially considering all the downtime during winter...

### Legos: An Excellent Math Manipulative

Dec 15, 2015

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At Mathnasium, we're all about making math make sense to kids. That said, bringing out manipulatives—physical objects used as...

### Mental Math: From Fahrenheit to Celsius... and Back!

Dec 8, 2015

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Winter break is almost here! If you're spending the holiday season traveling outside the United States, or visiting the...

### Wholes & Parts

Mar 27, 2015

Let's explore the world of Wholes & Parts before we dive into the second Operation Mathlete challenge!

Check out this video to brush up on...

### Patterns

Mar 12, 2015

Let's explore the world of Patterns before we dive into the first Operation Mathlete challenge!

Check out this video to brush up on your...

### Parents, Do You “Math” With Your Child?

Feb 5, 2015

Most parents are eager to help their children do well in school, but they’re not giving them the tools necessary for success in their math...

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### Favorites

Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/

National PTA: http://www.pta.org/

NCTM: http://www.nctm.org/

Numberphile: http://www.numberphile.com/

PTO Today: http://www.ptotoday.com/

STEM Connector: http://blog.stemconnector.org/

Before I came to Mathnasium, I could sum up everything I felt about math in one word: 'EVIL!' I hated math. ... Mathnasium has been my safe haven. They truly have shown me the light when it came to addressing my fear and provided me with the tools that I need to rebuild my prior knowledge so that I won't forget it. Math is no longer a subject I shy away from but it is a subject I can boldly accept and understand.