Activities and Fireworks for Numbers
The Phantom Tollbooth, Chapters 14-16
1. Craft – Symmetrical Art
2. Key Points – Mining for Numbers – types of numbers
3. Collaborative – Infinity - Möbius strip
4. Writing – Number Words
5. Math/Logic – Finding Zero Math Challenge
6. Genius Principle – Dodecahedron – 12 faces/emotions
7. Big Activity – Bowling for Numbers Math Game
8. Movement - Number Line Number Game
Measuring chunks with decimals
Averages mini builds
Build challenge: famous mathematicians
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Disneyland meetup: March 20 – Lands of Sight and Sound https://www.celebrationeducation.com/copy-of-theme
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Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.
Compare and contrast King Azaz with the Mathmagician. Write down their similarities and differences.
Do some online timed tests: http://www.hoodamath.com/mobile/games/mathtimedtests.html
Starting from zero, figure out and write down the Fibonacci Sequence.
Drop an orange, an egg, and a watermelon. Discuss why the watermelon and egg break, but the orange does not?
Play some online math games:
Do some customized timed tests. Try to beat your own score.
Play some math games:
Play with dots cards: https://focusonmath.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/dot-cards-revisited/
Play some team-building math games: http://classroom.synonym.com/mathematics-teambuilding-activities-7912216.html#ixzz1FfsoIfj3
Experiment with falling objects (i.e. a rock and a feather) to determine which items fall faster than others when dropped simultaneously.
Write a Fibonacci poem: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fib_(poetry)
Write a musical composition.
Double or triple a recipe and determine the measurements accordingly.
Go here for math help: http://www.webmath.com/index.html
Make a list of math skills that