### The Backwards Zorro

A teaching blog about Technology integration, classroom organization, lessons, reading, writing, and math, and classroom management.

### Math Fortune Teller: Fraction Games and Multiplication Games

Remember those paper fortune tellers from back in the day? Well they're back and instead of telling the future they can teach your child math

### Mathematical Origami – Mathigon

Explore the beautiful world of Origami and mathematics. Be amazed by stunning photographs, try our folding instructions, or learn about the mathematical background.

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### HomeSchool Math By Hand

MAGICAL MATH FOR GRADE 4 Magic Squares have a long and interesting history. The very first one was found on a turtle’s back in China. This special...

This drawing represents 4-way (or horizontal–vertical, left-right) symmetry, as does the form on the right. And the one on the bottom left is an example of free hand geometry.

### HomeSchool Math By Hand

TIMES TABLES . . . IN THE ROUND! Making times tables concrete with images and fun crafts can be a big help toward getting them down. Since they’re so...

These 6-pointed stars lend themselves nicely to the 12 numbers of the times tables. You will make a set of 2 stars for each table. And because self-made learning tools are most effective, do have your child(ren) help as much as possible with the “making” part. This activity is best for grades 2/3, after all the times tables have been introduced. Here’s what you’ll need: scissors 2 sheets of plain copy paper colored pencils (including yellow) #2 pencil a bit of glue or a glue stick

Number patterns can seem like magic, and there’s nothing like a good magic trick to capture a child’s interest and attention. Seeing the up and down progression of the 9’s is very helpful. This pattern can take many forms, but the two shown here are fun to do and easy to set up. For NINES UP! you will need 10 blank index cards (5 x 8 is best, or anything sturdy will do, like construction

### HomeSchool Math By Hand

FUN MATH GAMES FOR GRADES 3-4-5 Here's a sample of what you get when you subscribe to Math By Hand's FREE weekly newsletter. Find instructions for...

### The Long Wait for Origami is Over!

I love origami. Am I the best at it? Definitely not! But, I find it to be fun and relaxing (except when it's frustrating and makes you wa...

ACROSTIC LETTERS: Write a word in a vertical column on the left. Write that same word backwards in a vertical column on the right. Draw vertical lines to separate the two words from the middle letters. Fill in the middle with letters that make new words. ACROSTIC NUMBERS These are odd and even numbered puzzles, but you can come up with other variations as well. Here’s how

### Woolly Thoughts

Woolly Thoughts Mathematical Designs