Just to make sure we use lots of manipulatives, I put together a math box. We use Math-U-See, which I love, but sometimes we need to slow down the pace. So I will now make a point of letting the kids have a couple days to “play” with the manipulatives and the Math-U-See blocks when we learn new concepts. I collected all kinds of interesting things for the kids to count, sort, add, subtract, etc. They have already been anxious to try it out.
This month, I’ve been pondering how the world only pumps negativity into our lives. It depresses us and distracts us to the point where we