# Number Sense Blog

### Word Problem Wednesday: Extend Your Reach

Feb 14, 2018

Hey,  problem solvers!  This week’s Word Problem Wednesday is going to help you extend your reach.  Put your math skills to the test in today’s...

### Share Your Love Of Math! Valentine's Day Math Activity

Feb 1, 2018

Math, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways...

### Improve Your Child's Math Skills With Real World Practice & Activity

Jan 12, 2018

Math is something you should do every day, regardless of whether you're 1, 21, or 100. Whether you're balancing your checkbook, measuring...

### Math in the Real World: Counting

Dec 19, 2017

Math is everywhere in our lives! Kids sometimes think that math only exists in math class, but parents know that we do math every day, in a number...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Weights and Measures

Dec 13, 2017

When it comes to math challenges, sometimes you have to think outside the box, but for this week’s word problem challenge, we want you to think...

### My Colorful Summer Math Activity

Jun 1, 2017

Summer vibes are in the air, and we're celebrating all the vibrant colors that come with sunny days! Grab your favorite coloring supplies (and...

### Spring Activity - Math Takes Root!

Apr 1, 2017

Have you gone shopping this week? Thought about your favorite baseball player's batting average? Baked a cake? If so, you've been doing MATH!

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### Math-Libs! Halloween Games the Mathnasium Way

Oct 1, 2016

Boo! The spookiest time of the year is upon us once again, and we're celebrating Halloween Mathnasium-style with a fun math game based on the...

### Star Wars Math for Star Wars Day

May 4, 2016

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Today is Star Wars Day! Forget the Dark Side, today is the perfect day to realize the power of "the Math Side". And we know the...

### 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...

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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/

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