Symmetry (Day 3 at home)

You can download the sheet below and print or make your own. Symmetry sample drawings Download The activity: Supplies: Graph paper or pegboard and a pen. What to do: Draw a vertical line on a small part of the graph paper. Draw some picture on one side and ask your child to draw the symmetrical... Continue Reading →

Caesar cipher (Day 2 at home)

This activity was also taken from Math Circles for Elementary School Students by Natasha Rozhkovskaya. I love the book and many of the activities are inspired by the lessons in it. I found that my 1st grader needed some guidance in coding vs decoding the messages. Caesar Cipher activity for 1st gradersDownload Caesar Cipher activity... Continue Reading →

Circle 2. December 8, 2019

Attendance: Bel (7), Tuh (7), Tari (6), Nia (4), and Bab (4) Like last time, I started with asking the kids to sort pictures into groups. But this time, I planned it so that some item(s) would belong to two or more groups. The older kids immediately put the broccoli and trees together. Then noted... Continue Reading →

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