Animals On Board

While you may think this title is a reference to the craziness in our household (and you would not be mistaken), I’m actually referring to one of our recent Math reads. I love books that introduce mathematical concepts in engaging ways for several reasons:

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  • Math stories level the playing field and make learning accessible to a variety of ages. So, for example, even though my 2 year old cannot thoroughly grasp the concept of addition, she loves reading as an end in and of itself (not to mention the love it demonstrates to her when I take the time to sit down and read); my six year old, on the other hand, is able to comprehend the story at a much deeper level and interacts with the text in a way that strengthens his understanding of various concepts. Different kids, different ages and stages + learning together simultaneously = one happy teacher/mama!
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So, here’s a look at what we did last week (or was it the week before? My days are all mixed up!):

And here is an opportunity for continued learning at home:


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Hi! I’m Jen. I’m a mom, teacher and nutrition enthusiast, ever seeking out ways to help my family eat healthy on a budget.

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