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Homeschool math with the help of Caleb Gattegno and Cuisenaire Rods. Oh how we love the rods!

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Picture books are used to facilitate discussion and Cuisenaire Rods used to illustrate a key math concept like equality, greater than, less than, transformations, odd and even, subtraction and more. Free printable activities to record their exploration of Cuisenaire Rods and math understanding.

Free Picture Book Math Activities

Picture books are used to facilitate discussion and Cuisenaire Rods used to illustrate a key math concept like equality, greater than, less than, transformations, odd and even, subtraction and more. Free printable activities to record their exploration of Cuisenaire Rods and math understanding.

For the Charlotte Mason inspired home, finding a math curriculum can be hard. I think there is a free textbook series that has been overlooked. Today, I share how this FREE math curriculum fits into Mason’s educational philosophy. These free textbooks encompass all the core values that Charlotte Mason talks about in the Arithmetic section of Home Education. It even incorporates narration and dictation activities. Let's look at the main math topics Charlotte Mason discusses in the Arithme

A FREE Charlotte Mason Math Curriculum

For the Charlotte Mason inspired home, finding a math curriculum can be hard. I think there is a free textbook series that has been overlooked. Today, I share how this FREE math curriculum fits into Mason’s educational philosophy. These free textbooks encompass all the core values that Charlotte Mason talks about in the Arithmetic section of Home Education. It even incorporates narration and dictation activities. Let's look at the main math topics Charlotte Mason discusses in the Arithme

PDL's Odd and Even (Parity) Exploration for Cuisenaire®️ Rods FREE

PDL's Odd and Even (Parity) Exploration for Cuisenaire® Rods FREE

PDL's Odd and Even (Parity) Exploration for Cuisenaire®️ Rods FREE

Naming Fractions.  A rigorous set of fraction cards for Cuisenaire rods.  This set covers naming fractions including a fraction of a fraction.  Students have fun playing 3 different ways from bingo to board game to partnering up with friends for review.  Self-checking task cards give students room to work independently as well.

Naming Fractions 3 in 1 Game Pack 3 with Bingo Cards and Task cards

Naming Fractions. A rigorous set of fraction cards for Cuisenaire rods. This set covers naming fractions including a fraction of a fraction. Students have fun playing 3 different ways from bingo to board game to partnering up with friends for review. Self-checking task cards give students room to work independently as well.

PDL's Number Building Staircases FREE Explore addition, common difference, multiplication, division and more.

PDL's Number Building Staircases FREE

PDL's Number Building Staircases FREE Explore addition, common difference, multiplication, division and more.

The habit of observation radically changed the way I taught math. Much like nature, many mathematical relationships exist at one time.  It is the educator's job to open the student's perception of these relationships.  This begin by describing a plethora of relationships that one quantity has to all surrounding quantities.  This is the feast of mathematics that we must lay before the child to create in them a delight and wonder for mathematics.

Playful discoveries with great ideas like Cuisenaire Rods and Infant Learning

The habit of observation radically changed the way I taught math. Much like nature, many mathematical relationships exist at one time. It is the educator's job to open the student's perception of these relationships. This begin by describing a plethora of relationships that one quantity has to all surrounding quantities. This is the feast of mathematics that we must lay before the child to create in them a delight and wonder for mathematics.

Number puzzle solving strategies have often evaded me and to be honest, I am guilty of abusing the trial and error puzzle solving strategy. However, today, I am going to share with you an amazing strategy I have learned that has changed the way we approach number puzzles.

Gentle Puzzle Solving Strategy

Number puzzle solving strategies have often evaded me and to be honest, I am guilty of abusing the trial and error puzzle solving strategy. However, today, I am going to share with you an amazing strategy I have learned that has changed the way we approach number puzzles.

Free Fraction activity. PDL's Barnyard Fraction Race Game for Cuisenaire®️ Rods has an activity mat with worksheets to explore fractions. These activities are a platform for students to explore the relationship between fractions, multiplication, equivalent fractions and more.

PDL's Barnyard Fraction Race Game for Cuisenaire® Rods

Free Fraction activity. PDL's Barnyard Fraction Race Game for Cuisenaire®️ Rods has an activity mat with worksheets to explore fractions. These activities are a platform for students to explore the relationship between fractions, multiplication, equivalent fractions and more.

Even if you don't use Cuisenaire rods to teach subtraction, these language tips will set you up for success.  In this guide of 10 Ways to Teach Subtraction with Cuisenaire,  I lay a clear path for teaching subtraction that even makes for an easy transition into division later.

A Simple Guide to Teaching Subtraction

Even if you don't use Cuisenaire rods to teach subtraction, these language tips will set you up for success. In this guide of 10 Ways to Teach Subtraction with Cuisenaire, I lay a clear path for teaching subtraction that even makes for an easy transition into division later.

Hands-on math that give students strategies for solving math problems.  Explores addition, common difference (subtraction), multiplication and more!

Number Building for Addition, Subtraction and more!

Hands-on math that give students strategies for solving math problems. Explores addition, common difference (subtraction), multiplication and more!

Magic square puzzles uncovered through playful exploration, noticing and wondering and creation of their own.  Students will develop observation skills, learn to play with magic square puzzles to discover how they work and they will apply that understanding to creating their own.

Playful discoveries with great ideas like Cuisenaire Rods and Infant Learning

Magic square puzzles uncovered through playful exploration, noticing and wondering and creation of their own. Students will develop observation skills, learn to play with magic square puzzles to discover how they work and they will apply that understanding to creating their own.

Math through picture books and play is just what the doctor ordered for relaxed homeschooling. Using colorful math manipulatives and favorite picture books, teaching math has never been easier.

Teaching Addition Thru Stories

Math through picture books and play is just what the doctor ordered for relaxed homeschooling. Using colorful math manipulatives and favorite picture books, teaching math has never been easier.

When math worksheets don't work

What to do when Math Worksheets Don't Work

When math worksheets don't work

In today's world, it seems there are thousands of skills we need to teach, but what if there was one skill we could teach that would be transferable to all subjects?  Mathematical reasoning is that skill, and job market tells us it should be a homeschool priority.

Making Mathematical Reasning a Homeschool Priority

In today's world, it seems there are thousands of skills we need to teach, but what if there was one skill we could teach that would be transferable to all subjects? Mathematical reasoning is that skill, and job market tells us it should be a homeschool priority.

Free Charlotte Mason Math Curriculum that fits the philosophy of Charlotte Mason.  Encompassing the best of atmosphere, discipline and life, you find a relaxing hands-on method for immersing your child into the language of math.

Do Gattegno's Free Math Textbooks Fit the Charlotte Mason Philosophy?

Free Charlotte Mason Math Curriculum that fits the philosophy of Charlotte Mason. Encompassing the best of atmosphere, discipline and life, you find a relaxing hands-on method for immersing your child into the language of math.

PDL Number Building Play Mats FREE Have fun exploring math in this science lab. Compose and decompose numbers! Great for letting students see how creative math can be.

PDL Number Building Play Mats FREE

PDL Number Building Play Mats FREE Have fun exploring math in this science lab. Compose and decompose numbers! Great for letting students see how creative math can be.