# Number Sense Blog

### Word Problem Wednesday: Firefly Math

Nov 6, 2019

Nothing “flashy” here, but we have a great word problem challenge that we think you’ll love! Don’t worry that the problem will “bug” you, it’s so...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Halloween Candy!

Oct 30, 2019

It’s almost Halloween and you know what that means… Halloween candy! If you’re lucky, your math tutor can use the treasure from your...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Scavenger Hunt!

Oct 23, 2019

Twenty-three kids in an after school tutoring program are having fun learning math. That’s because their math tutor is using fun and games to help...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Playing Cards with Ace and Addy

Oct 16, 2019

Math can be found in the most unexpected of places. In fact, some of our most beloved games involve using and practicing math ⁠— and we may not...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Sea Turtles and Their Numbers

Oct 9, 2019

Even math tutors love sea turtles. What’s not to love about these beautiful creatures that live 50 years or more and can travel upwards of 12,000...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Can Camels Do Math?

Oct 2, 2019

Humans need water regularly. We are supposed to drink about 8 glasses of water a day, and we can only go about 4 days (give or take) without...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Frog Alert!

Aug 28, 2019

Rrrribit! Hey math students and math tutors, we have a math problem that is so great it will have you jumping for joy! Math is fun when you can...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Have A Math Snack!

Aug 21, 2019

Are you hungry for some excellent math learning? Because we have a bite-size word problem for you! We don’t mean to be cheesy, but get ready to...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Financial Awareness for Kids

Aug 14, 2019

Today is financial awareness day! It’s never too early to start talking about money math with kids. The more comfortable they feel with the...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Reading and Math

Aug 7, 2019

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

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

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