Category Archives: Problem-Solving

Family Math Night: The Estimation Table

The estimation jar is a huge draw at a Family Math Night event.  In the following video I share tips on setting up your estimation table.  If you are interested in using the estimation jar in your classroom, click here … Continue reading

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A Family Math Night Scavenger Hunt

Here’s a super fun addition to a Family Math Night event: A scavenger hunt! As participants enter the room they are handed one of two “game boards”…the K-2 version or the 3-5 version. The K-2 version is a little easier … Continue reading

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Gellin’ with Geometry Family Math Night

Our third Family Math Night kit, Gellin’ with Geometry, is filled with a variety of engaging, hands-on activities that include explorations in 2- and 3-dimensional geometry…perfect for developing those visual/spatial STEM skills. Click here to get a copy of the … Continue reading

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Sierpinski Triangle: A Family Math Night Fractal Activity

Here’s a fun Family Math Night collaborative project where participants create a Sierpinski Triangle. The project includes three activity levels all which result in creating self-similar triangles which are them put together to make the large Sierpinski Triangle. I also … Continue reading

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Family Math Night ‘What Do You Notice?’ Poster

As I was thinking about my ‘What Do You Notice?’ poster for my Nifty Numbers Family Math Night event last night, it seemed natural to tie it in with numbers. So here’s the poster I created. As with all my … Continue reading

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