Get creative: explore concentric circles and circle properties while creating a fun and low-prep concentric circle math art project using onions! I often feel like math gets a bad rap, and people feel like there's no room there for creativity. Like you are either a "math minded" person, or a creative person. Not both. But to tell someone (especially kids!) that you can only be one or the other seems stifling and unfair, and certainly not the Keep Reading...

## Simple Pi Day Art Project {Free Printable!}

Pi Day is my favorite day of the year to really geek out and try to encourage an excitement about math in my kids. To me, it's not just an opportunity to learn about circles or the number pi, but a chance to be curious and see how math is all around us. This year we created a fun, yet simple Pi Day art project. *Please Note: This post contains affiliate links which help support the work of this site. Read our full disclosure here.* Over the Keep Reading...

## Tips for Teaching Math with Sir Cumference

As I've shared before, I love teaching, introducing and exploring math concepts with math literature. Some of my favorite books are the "Sir Cumference" books by Cindy Neuschwander. They are full of humor and wit, all while exploring important math topics in a way that is fun and engaging. Today I want to share some tips for teaching math with Sir Cumference, as well as free resources to extend the learning! *Please Note: Some of the links Keep Reading...

## Pass the Pi: A Hands On Pi Day Investigation

No matter the age of your kids, Pi Day (aka March 14th) is a fantastic opportunity to explore math concepts! There are so many things to teach and explore related to the number pi, the circumference or diameter of a circle, or some math history related to this fascinating number. I'm always on the lookout for fun Pi Day learning activities, and have already shared this simple Pi Day Sing Along to get kids of all ages in on the fun. Today I'm Keep Reading...

## Pi Day Sing Along {FREE Printable!}

Get ready fellow math geeks, "Pi Day" is almost here! The day to celebrate the wonderfully simple and yet, at the same time complex, number pi. And of course, a fantastic excuse to PARTY! :) I'm so excited to help you prepare, and want to share a fun resource that can be used with kids of all ages! This Pi Day Sing Along has been recently updated, and now includes two pages of goofy math songs! *Please Note: This post contains affiliate Keep Reading...

## Math Art: Learning about Circles with Bubble Prints

There are lots of different ways to explore shapes with your kids. So why not get creative? (And gloriously messy?!) Because I love using art as a way to teach and discover math concepts (and because it helps me to be intentional about letting my kids get messy and creative, something that I do not naturally want to do), I decided to make a batch of bubbles and let the kids "paint" with bubbles. We then used our creations to talk about circles Keep Reading...

## Exploring Math and Science in Your Own Backyard

I often share fun and engaging math stories that can be used to teach and explore all kinds of math topics, but the truth is, you can weave math learning into virtually any book you read with your kids! {Click to tweet!} *Please Note: This post contains affiliate links that support the work of this site. Read our full disclosure here.* As an example, today I want to share a couple of new-to-us books that I (and my kids!) absolutely ADORE, Keep Reading...