Thanksgiving is approaching. It’s time to pull out the fall decorations! One of the favorites is Indian Corn. You can find these at any craft store. Or you and your kids can do this activity for a little math learning AND decorate with it! Supplies Scissors Crayons Glue stick The template (download free here) Construction paper […]
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Introduce your children to music with the Houston Symphony’s family series! There are 4 concerts during the year that are aimed at entertaining young audiences! The conductor is always dressed in character and keeps the kids entertained during the 50 minute show. Kids are also invited to dress up for each of the shows! Shows […]
Because I’m a math teacher as well as a mom, my friends send me lots of math goodies via social media. Some are neat. Some are annoying. And some are thought provoking. For the most part, they show various number theory concepts that make a math mom think, “I wonder why that works.” This, however, is truly beautiful. Enjoy it yourself. Show it to your kids. And understand a little more about the theory behind Nature by Numbers here. How about you… What are your thoughts on this video? And what other beautiful things have you found that you share with your kids? Contributed by Bon Crowder, math mom and education fanatic, who helps grown-ups see math in their everyday world so they can help their kids have a positive attitude in math. Check out her blog MathFour.com for various articles on math learning. Or head over to That’s Math to see more specific ways to see and say math using everyday things.
Looking for a ghoulish good time with the family? Houston Mothers Blog and Big Kid Small City are hosting a Halloween costume party at Gallery Furniture Grand Parkway on Thursday, October 22nd from 5:30pm to 7:30pm! Everyone’s encouraged to wear their Halloween costume for some indoor trick-or-treating and spooky fun crafts at GF’s newest Grand Parkway […]
Get ready for a not-so-scary Halloween celebration at Discovery Green! On Friday, October 30 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, join the citywide costume contest and celebration. Sign up for the costume contest when you arrive and you could win in any of these categories: *Infant – 8 years *9-17 years *Best Male 18+ *Best Female 18+ *Best Family […]
If your kids like spiders or not, they’ll love this fun 8-legged breakfast treat. Older kids can appreciate the detailed fractions in step 2 also!
Fall in Houston means cooler weather and lots of festivals! Mark your calendars for these family friendly event in and around Houston! 1.Greek Festival, October 1-4, 2015, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 3511 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006 Each year in early October is the Greek Festival in Montrose! This is the place to eat, drink, […]
When’s the last time you read a math book? How about even looked closely at one? School’s back in session and soon homework will start to get the better of us all. But the problems should be IN the book. The book shouldn’t BE the problem! Get to Know the Book Get familiar with your child’s math […]
If you are looking for fun in Houston, Discovery Green is a sure bet for good, kid friendly events. The Fall 2015 schedule is up and looks to be even better than last year! The highlights are below! Toddler Tuesdays: Tuesdays, 10:30am – September 1 through October 27 Story time and activities with your favorite […]