If I want my boys to learn anything at all, I just have to find a way to include basketball. They are big fans of the sport and they love everything B-ball related. So when I was ready for them to practice multiplication facts, I thought “What better way to get them interested than toKeep Reading…

## Make Times Tables Fun with HoliMaths Multiplication Game for Kids!

I’ve worked on multiplication with my oldest child for years. And I mean, actual YEARS. It took a while to get her to try learning her times tables, and then it took even longer to get her to work at remembering them. After several grades, the only hurdle left was getting her to enjoy working withKeep Reading…

## Snowflake 2nd Grade Math Factors Craft

We actually had a chance of snow flurries in our forecast this week! In Georgia, that’s a huge deal. A chance of snow flurries means a state of emergency. Turns out that we didn’t actually get any snow, which was disappointing to my kids. But we kept the snowy theme going with a fun paper snowflakeKeep Reading…

## Apple Array Practice for Second Grade

One of Pooh’s objectives this year is to learn to work with arrays. When I was in school, we weren’t using arrays. We were memorizing addition and multiplication facts back then. 🙂 Now, though, arrays are an important (and helpful) way to understand adding and multiplying. So I put together a new printable pack: AppleKeep Reading…

## Free Snowflake Math Factors Printable Activity

Hey everyone! We’re back from a short break this week with a free set of homeschool printables that are perfect for winter learning! Tigger’s had her struggles with math over the years, so we’ve had to add a little fun to our math work to help her stay focused. This month, we decided to tackleKeep Reading…

## Ways to Teach Multiplication

I have a confession to make: I’ve been secretly terrified of teaching Tigger to multiply. She has a small aversion to math (even though she’s good at it) and that makes introducing new math concepts a bit of a challenge. I also wasn’t thrilled with the way that I was taught to multiply, which wasKeep Reading…