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Post-Halloween Math Talk

Post-Halloween Math Talk

File this under Talking about talking math with with your kids. Waiting for the school bus this morning, the two adults and three children discussed last night's Halloween events. The neighbor girl, W (9 years old), announced that her brother, E (six years...

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Waffles [Product review]

Waffles [Product review]

From time to time, we will be reviewing products here at Talking Math with Your Kids. Sometimes they will be products that are intended to foster mathematics learning, but not always. Today, we consider one that is not. We recently bought Kellogg's...

Things that come in pairs

Things that come in pairs

Talking math with your kids takes two forms: (1) seizing opportunities the kids initiate, and (2) creating opportunities where there might previously have been none. This is story of creating an opportunity—first with my four-year old, then with my seven-year old....