Number Sense Blog



Fun Math Costumes for Halloween

Oct 26, 2014

Halloween is almost here! Are you looking for some costume inspiration this year? Look no further — we've rounded up some of our favorite math-related costumes!    Pumpkin Pi   It's the time of year when we add pumpkin to everything - ...



Thanksgiving Problem Set

Nov 25, 2014

Want to test your math skills and get into the Thanksgiving spirit? Try our Thanksgiving word problems! Lower Elementary: Question: At a Thanksgiving dinner, 6 relatives are visiting from Nevada, 7 relatives are visiting from California, and...



Mathnasium Gives Thanks at Thanksgiving

Nov 27, 2014

It's that time of year when we reflect upon all that we're thankful for, and at Mathnasium we have a lot on our list! Here are just a few things we're thankful for this holiday season. 1. Our Students   We get so much joy from seeing ...



Make Math Practical this Holiday Season!

Dec 4, 2014

The holidays are the perfect time to make math practical at home with your family! There are recipes to be made—where those fractions come in handy, gifts to be bought—where mental math and budgeting are your best friends, and gifts to be wrapped—...



Holiday Gifts for Math Lovers

Dec 22, 2014

        Looking for some last minute gift ideas for the math lover in your life? Check out our round-up of fun math gifts!   Math Games   These games can be played by the whole family—improve your math skills as you spen...



Holiday Problem Set

Dec 23, 2014

  Want to test your math skills and get into the holiday spirit? Try our Christmas and Hannukah word problems!   Lower Elementary:     Question: Charlene, Ryan, and Jayleen are hanging ornaments on the Christmas tree. Charlene hu...



Merry Christmas from Mathnasium!

Dec 25, 2014

  We wish a very Merry Christmas to all who are celebrating! Have a wonderful day with family and friends! If you're looking for some fun holiday math activities to do with your family today, check out this post for some fun ideas!



Happy New Year from Mathnasium!

Jan 1, 2015

    From all of us at Mathnasium, we'd like to wish you a happy and prosperous New Year! Of course we couldn't ring in the New Year without a fun math problem. Can you solve our New Year's card? Check out the answer below!     M...



5 Tips for a Brand New Year of Math

Jan 2, 2015

    Whether your child is behind in math or learning beyond their grade level, chances are they could improve their math competency in 2015. Here are a few tips for a brand new year of math!   1. Identify the areas your child needs to ...



Happy e Day!

Feb 7, 2015

February 7th is e Day! While not as famous as Pi Day, e Day celebrates the mathematical constant e, which has a wide range of mathematical applications. Here's a bit of background on e and why it's worthy of celebration! As the history of mathe...



How To Throw Your Own Pi Day Party

Feb 28, 2015

  Here at Mathnasium, our love for math is like pi – irrational, constant, and infinite in scope. This year we're celebrating a truly exciting once-in-a-century Super Pi Day! On March 14th, 2015 at 9:26:53 a.m./p.m. Pi will be displayed to 1...



Happy Valentine's Day!

Feb 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day! We want to share our love for math and our Mathnasium family today with a fun Valentine's Day problem! Can you solve it? Billy buys a box of chocolates to give to his secret admirer. Half of the chocolates are milk chocol...



Pi Day Showdown: Pi vs. e

Mar 9, 2015

Two mathematical constants. One bitter rivalry. Things are about to get irrational. Pi Day (3/14) and e Day (2/7) celebrate two very important mathematical constants. But Pi gets much more attention on his big day, and e has finally had enough!...



Happy Super Pi Day!

Mar 14, 2015

  Happy Super Pi Day from everyone at Mathnasium! This year we're celebrating a truly exciting once-in-a-century Super Pi Day! On March 14th, 2015 at 9:26:53 a.m./p.m. Pi will be displayed to 10 digits around the US. If you need any last minute...



Celebrate Earth Day with Math Bingo Fun!

Apr 22, 2015

  Here at Mathnasium we love Earth Day! It's a chance to celebrate the beauty and math we find in the natural world around us, and to use our math skills creatively to find ways we can preserve the beauty of our planet for generations to come. ...



Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

May 4, 2015

  Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! We are so grateful to the men and women who devote their time and their passion to education. We couldn't do what we love without them!  We're celebrating our love for teachers on Facebook for the next two ...



Teacher Appreciation at Mathnasium HQ: Tanika Evans Thanks Mr. Walters

May 13, 2015

  We're thrilled with the response we've gotten to our Teacher Appreciation Facebook celebration, and we want to keep the teacher love going this week on the blog! We've asked a few of our math experts here at Mathnasium HQ to share the teacher...



Teacher Appreciation at Mathnasium HQ: Larry Martinek Thanks Mr. Harris

May 14, 2015

  We're thrilled with the response we've gotten to our Teacher Appreciation Facebook celebration, and we want to keep the teacher love going this week on the blog! We've asked a few of our math experts here at Mathnasium HQ to share the teacher...



Summer Math Fun: Car Games

Jul 1, 2015

  We believe math practice can and should be fun, and we're sharing some fun tips for ensuring your child's math skills stay strong over the summer break with our Summer Math Fun series! Whether you're planning an epic car trip across the co...



Summer Math Fun: Vacation Planning

Jun 17, 2015

  It's time for another edition of our Summer Math Fun series! Every child looks forward to those magic words "We're going on vacation!" Make the build up to your summer family trip fun as well as educational with these math practice ideas. ...


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