# Number Sense Blog

### Choose the Right Summer Math Program for Your Child

Apr 9, 2018

When summer hits, academic skills start to slip. In fact, studies show that children lose as much as three months of their math skills over the...

### "Put Things In Order" Foundational Math Activity For Kids And Family

Apr 2, 2018

Putting things in order is one of the first foundational math concepts kids begin to understand. Smallest to largest, youngest to oldest, shortest...

### Practice "Math In The Real World" With This Fun Subtraction Activity!

Mar 1, 2018

Parents, you know how important it is to read with your kids every day, but did you know that it's just as important to "math" with your kids...

### 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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### 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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