I hunted down images that could be used for practical symmetry activities and I came up with this. 52 pages of symmetrical worksheet activities to challenge your kids! From letters, to Lego, to Minecraft to geometry and various random other images…hopefully there is something for everyone here. Download PDF (52 pages) Or view the images below. … [Read more…]
Here’s a number chart made with Duplo Lego. A simple idea to teach numbers, counting and even colours in a visual way.
We can visually teach our kids alot about concepts of maths. They won’t know that it’s called fractions. Nor will they know the rules about adding/subtracting with common denominators. They can understand that many parts can make one. This is just one example – a lego duplo train. Each train is the same size, but … [Read more…]
My boys are Minecraft mad. As a result I’ve developed a strong interest in pixel art. I’m learning and figuring out how to create things related to maths. These are a Minecraft sword and axe picture along with a symmetrical activity to try.
I’m learning about teaching maths through Cuisenaire Rods. I learn by doing and publishing, I find it helps my thought processes. Expect a series on this! It doesn’t get easier than this. Get a set of Cuisenaire rods out and start playing with them. If the kids don’t play, then start creating something yourself and … [Read more…]
My boys are Minecraft mad. It’s December. I looked for some Minecraft snowflake templates and couldn’t find any. So I created some. This is how they came out. I quite like the result of the Minecraft sword, at first glance it really isn’t apparent what it is. Download Minecraft Snowflake Template (PDF)
There are 9 3D objects here to make. Cut, design, fold then glue it all together. There’s a pyramid, cube, heart, person, tree, globe, car, van and a house! [button link=”https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3521363/messytimes/3DFigures.pdf”]Download PDF[/button]
Print, cut, design, fold then glue this car figure together.