# Number Sense Blog

### Celebrate Halloween all month long with October math activity!

Oct 1, 2019

Remember how much fun it was to play connect the dots, creating pictures that seemed to “appear” from nowhere? We do! And we’re celebrating...

### November Turkey Math Activity!

Nov 1, 2018

November is here, the month of family, feasting, and giving thanks. It's also a great month for a turkey math activity! Because the holidays are...

### 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...

### How To Choose the Right Calculator (If Any) for Your Child

Aug 13, 2018

Does your child need a calculator for school this year? If so, what kind?  Some of our recommendations may surprise you.

### Word Problem Wednesday: Teamwork, Robots, and Elementary Math

Jul 25, 2018

Q: What do you get when you cross a robot and a tractor?A: A Trans-Farmer!We live in the age of technology: cell phones, televisions, computers,...

### Word Problem Wednesday: Find Your Way Using a Coordinate Plane

Jun 27, 2018

It’s a great time of year to get out and about! To travel to beaches and amusement parks, or even just take a bike ride and visit some friends...

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