What Order Should We Teach Addition Facts In?

Addition facts with all facts colored in according to type.

If you have been following our number sense series, you know how important it is to build the understanding of number relationships in your children.  Specifically, they need to develop the skills of subitizing, one and two more or less, how to make the benchmarks of 5 and 10, and understanding part-part-whole. As your children … Continue reading What Order Should We Teach Addition Facts In?

Winter Math Activities for Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Do you have a math curriculum you love, but frankly get a little bored with the same activities over and over?  This can especially happen if you have a child that needs lots of repetition of activities to learn concepts.  This is the case in our homeschool, so we add novelty through fun seasonal pictures … Continue reading Winter Math Activities for Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Nine Ways to Incorporate Number Talks in Your Homeschool

Have you heard of number talks?  I was recently watching some webinars about building better math skills, as this has been a challenging area for my youngest, Little Fish.  And, I kept coming across the idea of number talks to develop number sense, mental math skills, and math language.  When I worked as a speech-language … Continue reading Nine Ways to Incorporate Number Talks in Your Homeschool