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Allergy Free Adaptions to Swallows and Amazons Fraction Picnic

Free activity guest post Recipe Swallows and Amazons

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Allergy Free Adaptions to Swallows and Amazons Fraction Picnic

The lovely Sarah Richards has kindly shared the adjustments her family made to the Fractions Picnic in the unit Swallows and Amazons and Fractions. She will also have a giveaway of the unit on her instagram this week so pop over and say hello! Allergy Free Fraction Picnic By Sarah Richards The children were so excited to try the Swallows and Amazons favourite treats and were not going to let allergies spoil our fun. For the chocolate with fruit and nuts we chose banana chips as a nice and crunchy replacement for the nuts. It can be hard to find allergy...

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FREE SAMPLE of The Lion, the Witch and the Mathematician now Available - try it in your homeschool

Free activity home made math Intermediate Narnia Ratio

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FREE SAMPLE of The Lion, the Witch and the Mathematician now Available - try it in your homeschool

Introducing the NEW FREE SAMPLE of The Lion, the Witch and the Mathematician. This popular unit is secretly my favourite and now is your chance to take a peek before you buy.

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Measuring and Estimating the Age of Trees - Guest Post

Free activity home made math Measurement Multiage Outside

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Measuring and Estimating the Age of Trees - Guest Post

I'm so very excited to give you this guest post from Sarah Richards. I saw a picture of her children doing this activity on instagram and asked her to do up a blog post to share here! It is such a great example of hands on, out door practical math. Plus she shares how she adjusts the activity for different ages. Enjoy... Measuring and Estimating the Age of Trees By Sarah Richards I love Becky's hands on approach to math, and we really enjoy her units. I was so happy when she asked me to share this simple maths in...

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Sum City Game

Free activity Game Multiage Outside

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Sum City Game

Sum City A number skills game for city slickers. This game can really be played anywhere! Out in the suburbs, long car rides, or I’m sure you could find plenty of numbers in your tool shed if you're out on a farm. But it was designed for those who take strolls through the city. What you need: paper, clipboard and pen will be helpfulWhat Age? Adjust to suit your needs. For younger kids just identifying numbers will be fun enough, for older kids add in some of the extra rules down the bottom.Amount of players: 2 + THE GAME Players...

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Gluten Free Fractions

Fractions Free activity home made math Intermediate Multiage Recipe

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Gluten Free Fractions

You all know I love yummy math! But since complying this list of balance scale recipes we have discovered my daughter has a gluten intolerance. So this week we made these amazing no flour peanut butter cookies.The recipe is super simple 3 essential ingredients: 1 cup peanut butter, 1/3 cup honey (I have friends who use rice syrup if you prefer) and 1 egg. It got me thinking if you are practicing fractions, specifically finding a fraction of a number, then you could use this recipe as a fun little practice or even intro to the idea. Instead of using...

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