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5 Ways to Keep Math Strong During the Holidays

Dec 5, 2023 | Mount Vernon Blog

School is almost out for the holidays and every parent knows the last thing any kid wants to do is math homework. So how can you keep your child’s math skills sharp this holiday season? Follow these 5 easy tips to show your kid the practical applications ..

Math in the Kitchen: Ice Cream Math

Jul 7, 2023 | Mount Vernon Blog

Get ready to whip up some tasty treats, and to help your children uncover the secret world of math that exists right in your own kitchen!

Pi Day Pie!

Mar 4, 2023 | Mount Vernon Blog

We're celebrating Pi Day from March 1st - 14th at Mathnasium with in-center fun, a Charity Contest, and more! Don't let us have all the fun, you can celebrate at home with our take-home activities and (of couse) baking a pie for your family to enjoy! T..

Frightful & Delightful Cookies!

Oct 3, 2022 | Mount Vernon Blog

Everywhere we turn there are reminders of the season -- spiders, monsters, goblins, and ghouls. But Halloween isn’t the only thing all around us. There are so many ways we can find math in our world, including the Halloween treats we enjoy! Just as par..

Math in the Kitchen - Halloween Edition!

Oct 8, 2021 | Mount Vernon Blog

Pizza is one of our favorite foods to bring up when we talk about math (it’s also one of our favorite foods to eat!). It’s easy for children to picture a pizza, and to understand that we cut pizza into individual slices to make it easier to share wi..

Making this Valentine is As Easy as Pie (Chart)!

Feb 4, 2020 | Mount Vernon Blog

We took inspiration from this card created by Emily McDowell Studio and decided to create our very own mathy valentine using a pie chart!     Using an online pie chart program such as meta-chart you can pick your own cate..

Here's the Scoop

Jul 17, 2019 | Mount Vernon Blog

If you’re anything like me, you have a hard time deciding on just two flavors when you go out for ice cream. There are so many flavors and so many combinations!      It begs the question, how many flavor combinations are there?    Let’s..