Online Circle 4: combinations and Dienes shapes

January 4 2021, 9:00-9:30am. Nia (5), Dil (5) and Gye (5) I tried to do a fun activity at first, then we repeated the Dienes shapes one from the week before. Task 1: Socks in the dark Supplies: Blocks in three different colors and an opaque bag. What to do: I told the story that... Continue Reading →

Online Circle 3: combinations and Dienes shapes

December 27 2020, 9:00-9:30am. Nia (5) and Gye (5) There were only two kids at the math club. With the holidays a lot of people were visiting with family. I also didn't send out an email reminder the day before because I don't like sending email, I don't like receiving email reminders, and I thought... Continue Reading →

Math kit

Nia asked to have a math club with some of the friends she missed because of online learning and covid-19. I created a math kit. The kit contains all the supplies for the next 4 to 6 math clubs and I gave each kid their own kit. Hopefully, they will play with it outside of... Continue Reading →

Weekend reflection 1

The end of the week was a low. Bel got a little sick. It was not the coronavirus but simply a cold - but she gets really tired when she gets sick and wasn't paying much attention. And the tree branches activity needed a lot of prompting. I really hate prompting and imposing my own... 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 →

Circle 1. November 16, 2019

Attendance: Bel (7), Tari (6), Nia (4), and Bab (4) I drew pictures on cards (cat, dog, cow, horse, fish, dolphin, chicken, duck) with markers of different colors and asked the kids to arrange them in groups. Trying to get to the idea of sets and intersections of sets The two older kids immediately grouped... Continue Reading →

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