Math

This Book Thinks You’re a Math Genius

This Book Thinks You’re a Math Genius

A creative and fun approach to math (and problem solving) for children who love hands-on learning This fill-in book helps children to think like mathematicians by introducing key mathematical concepts in a highly visual―and entertaining―way. Through fun activities and illustrations, This Book Thinks You’re a Math Genius encourages young readers to engage with new ideas by experimenting(…)

Inspiring a Love of Reading Together with Science and Math

Inspiring a Love of Reading Together with Science and Math

We present a lot of books here at Mom-Spot as we have a passion for literacy as well as STEM.  Today, we wanted to introduce you to one of our favorite publishers as they share the same passion – Arbordale Press.  They are on a mission to inspire a love of reading together with science(…)

Twinderella – A Fractioned Fairytale

Twinderella – A Fractioned Fairytale

Have you heard the story of Cinderella? Well, you don’t know the half of it. Cinderella had a twin sister, Tinderella. They each did half the housework, half the mending, and half the mean step-sister tending. But when they meet only one prince, what will they do? The whole story has twice the magic and(…)

New kids’ bilingual math book

New kids’ bilingual math book

Today, 25% of public school students in the US are Hispanic – and that percentage is growing daily.  Spanish-speaking students comprise about half of California’s public school enrollment, and 40% of the enrollment in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.  The US is now home to more Spanish speakers than Spain.  About 1 out of every(…)

Family Game Night:  Bouncing Bots

Family Game Night: Bouncing Bots

Recently we became aware of a new game company, Rooster Fin.  RoosterFin games are teacher-created, simple to learn, family friendly games. The games are perfect for your next family game night, party, or birthday gift. They sent along their latest game, Bouncing Bots for us to check out and we have to say – WHAT(…)

How Many Guinea Pigs – Answers To Your Most Clever Math Questions

How Many Guinea Pigs – Answers To Your Most Clever Math Questions

How many bees does it take to make one jar of honey? How many soccer balls would fit inside a hollow Earth? How many pieces of gum would it take to stick you to a wall―and keep you there? Believe it or not, you can find out the answers to these questions yourself―using math! Combining(…)