# Number Sense Blog

### Math Activity: Halloween Math Libs!

Oct 18, 2018

Math has never been so fun—and so funny—as with Mathnasium's Halloween Math Libs™! This thematic October math activity invites you to remember all...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Weights, Measures, And A Very Heavy Snowman

Oct 17, 2018

🎵Do you want to build a snowman?🎶 Exactly how big (or heavy) a snowman do you think you could make? In this week’s word problem challenge, Anna...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Just Your Average Chocolate Chip Cookie Math

Oct 10, 2018

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? And the more chocolate chips the better, right? This week’s word problem challenge uses cookies to...

### Mary Poppins Math and Music: The Chimney Sweep Equation

Oct 8, 2018

(Promotional poster for Mary Poppins Returns, Disney, Dec. 2018)

### Word Problem Wednesday: Grocery Budget Math

Oct 3, 2018

What do you like to buy when you go to the store? When you’re shopping on a budget you have to think carefully about what you’re going to put in...

### How to Tell if Your Child is Stressed in School

Oct 2, 2018

Students aren’t always forthcoming about problems they’re having in school. The reasons why kids stay silent about it are many and varied: The...

### Celebrating 60 Years Of NASA

Oct 1, 2018

Sixty years ago, on October 1, 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as we know it was established and our world was...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Math Help For Kids And… Droids!

Sep 26, 2018

(Image courtesy of LucasFilm.)

Q: Why did the droid cross the road? A: To get to the Dark Side! Droids on the Dark Side? Yikes! In this week’s...

### Five Movies (or Books) to Encourage a Love of Math

Sep 24, 2018

Enjoying movies together is a favorite family activity, and if those movies incorporate math in an interesting and engaging way, all the better! ...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Pizza, Fractions, and Conversion Math

Sep 19, 2018

Pepperoni...mushrooms...ham and pineapple… No matter what your preferred toppings, I think we can all agree that sometimes pizza is a necessity!...

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