NEW PODCAST: Math Morning Time

Do you deal with math tears and tantrums?  Are you afraid to do math or teach math?  Are you interested in making math more fun and meaningful?  Then you need to check out our new podcast:  Math Morning Time!

If you are already using Morning Time or Basket Time, this episode will add another fun component to your time together as you explore math as a family.  If you don’t use Morning Time and want to know more about it, then check out our podcast “Homeschooling Essential #5 Morning Time” first then join us for this podcast, “Math Morning Time.  (For more Morning Time ideas, check out Pam Barnhill’s website and podcast too!)

In this podcast, we share how to use and rotate SIX of my favorite “Go To” Math Resources during your morning basket time.  Our suggestions take 5-10 minutes tops to do each morning so they are perfect activities to add to your morning time routine.  All of the resources mentioned in the podcast with links are listed below.

Tame those math tears and fears by doing Math Morning Time!  CLICK HERE for the Podcast or find us on iTunes and Spotify.

 

MATH MORNING TIME “GO TO” RESOURCES

#1 MATH PICTURE BOOKS:

List of Carrie’s Favorites on Amazon

Read Aloud Rival (RAR) Math Read Aloud Recommendations

Marilyn Burn Books:  The Greedy Triangle, $1 Word Riddle Book, and more

Sir Cumference Series by Cindy Neuschwander:  Start with Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

Pigs Will Be Pigsby Amy Axelrod:  Start with Pigs Will Be Pigs, Fun with Math and Money

Mitsumasa Anno Books

Books by Greg Tang:  Start with Grapes of Mathand Math-terpieces

Stephen Schwartz Million Books

Charlesbridge Math Adventure Books

Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (Digitopolis chapters) and Homer Price by Robert McCloskey. (Middle School)

Flatland by Edwin Abott and The Number Devil:  A Mathematical Adventure by Hans Magnus Enzenberg (High School)

 

#2 COUNT YOUR WAY THROUGH SERIES BY JIM HASKINS

Count Your Way Through Mexico and more

 

#3  MATHEMATICIANS ARE PEOPLE TOO

Mathematicians are People Too:  Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians (Vol 1)

Mathematicians are People Too:  Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians (Vol 2)

 

#4 MATH GAMES

Sequence Dice: connect four with addition and dice

Uncle Wiggly Game:  place value game based on the book

Dino Math Tracks Board Game:  place value with a dinosaur theme

Farkle:  addition and multiplication dice game

Go Sushi: math in scoring

24 Game:  Order of Operations and computation

Absolute Zero:  pre algebra and algebra computation

Spectrangle:  Addition and Multiplication

Totally Tut: Mutliplication and order of operations with an Egyptian Theme

Blokus:  spatial problem solving game

Logic Links Game:  logic game

Tangrams and Tangoes:  spatial problem solving games

FREE Dice and Card Games at @coffeewithcarrieconsultant IGTV channel:  Math Game Series

More Math Game suggestions:  Holiday Homeschooling: 12 Days of Christmas Article

More Math Game suggestions: Games Curriculum developed by Carolyn and Martin Forte

 

#5   BEDTIME MATH APP

math bedtime app

 

#6   LIFE OF FRED MATHEMATICS

math life of fred

May God richly bless your mathematical adventures and morning time for His honor and Glory!

CLICK HERE for the Podcast, “Math Morning Time” or find us on iTunes, Spotify or anywhere you find your favorite podcasts.

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