Any time is a good time to explore our surroundings, but autumn’s crunchy leaves and crisp air make it extra tempting. That’s why we celebrate National Geographic’s Geography Awareness Week every third week in November (the 16th-22nd in 2014). To mark the occasion, we’ve got some marvelous geography math activities – and you won’t need safari gear or heavy winter coats to enjoy them!
Good things come in 3s: magic wishes, blind mice, and of course, the rings inside a giant circus tent. Well, here’s one more item to add to the list of terrific triplets: our new set of circus math games. So pop on your top-hat and get ready to crack the whip in case a lion gets out of line, because it’s time to enjoy some Ringmaster-ed Math.
Ahoy, mateys! Mathbeard be me name, and I’m here to clear up a rumor about the favorite letter of me and me pirate crew. I can understand how ye landlubbers would think our favorite letter is R, but it’s actually the C. Squeak ye mouse below to set sail on these three games when you download our Pirate-able printable.
When you factor in back-to-school stress, a lack of holidays, and swampy levels of heat and humidity, the dog days of August can make you feel loopy. You could try to get all those errands, meals, and piano lessons done while meditating your way to inner peace, but we prefer to take the opposite approach: let yourself go a little bit crazy. In honor of our Crazy 8s club, we’re bringing you 3 wild water games to squeeze the last drop of fun out of summer. On that note, we’re pleased to introduce our latest free downloadable printable, Math with a Splash!
July is National Anti-Boredom Month, which makes us wonder if August will be Twiddle Your Thumbs and Yawn Month. Luckily, we won’t have to worry about that for another 31 days, and we’ve got 3 activities in our latest downloadable printable that will destroy boredom any month of the year!
When summer heats up, we all seem to spend more time in the car – whether taking a long road trip, or just running between appointments and activities and accordion lessons. Fortunately, we’ve got fun number games on our latest downloadable printable that are sure to keep the backseat bunch happy.
What’s the smart thing to do on a rainy day? Build a boat, of course! Click below to download Bedtime Math’s new Float your Boat Printable! We’ll walk you through the steps you need to build a boat that really floats!
We all know you shouldn’t play with your dinner – but no one ever said anything about making math fun out of other meals! After all, sandwiches make great puzzles. Download our new food fun math printable to bring math to the table.
Playing with LEGOs is a snap! Cleaning them up, not so much. There’s always at least one piece that can hide out for weeks, and you won’t notice it – even if it’s bright yellow. However, you will step on it at some point, and realize those little plastic bricks are super strong. Gather up some LEGOs and download our LEGO Fun Printable for three great pain-free building games:
Our Canadian neighbors to the north have a well-earned reputation of being friendly and polite people, at least until you hand them some small tree branches, razor-blade skates, and a disc of frozen rubber. We guess there’s no time to apologize for bumping into each other when there’s a puck flying at over 100 MPH and the goalies are (wisely) wearing Kevlar. Things won’t get that messy with these awesome tabletop hockey games to play with your child – and you won’t be sweeping up any teeth, either.