Friday, December 9, 2011

Homeschooling/Unschooling: MATH!!!! (WITH VIDEO)

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Hey all!!!

So, I'm bringing you an AWESOME math technique in this blog post.  Choca and I love to count (counting is great).. But, math?!? Yeah... Math was one of those things that I kept trying to figure out HOW to bring it to a TWO year old and get her INTERESTED in doing it... So... I thought of one of my FAVORITE games... You ready!?!??

DOMINOES!!!

What a concept right?? I'm sure it's not a NEW concept, but it's new to me! :) We LOVE playing Dominoes over here, so what's better than having her join in on the fun....basic math style!! :)

I started with the ones first (1-6) and we counted together... It was our FIRST experience at this, but I'd say she did a great job!!! (Yes... We have a video!!!)

VIDEO:
As you can see, doing math with a little one is INTERESTING... Especially for the first time... But, SHE DID AWESOME!! I'm a proud mommy right now! :) 


A few pictures of Choca & her math goodies!!!




After our session, I gave her a flavored water drink... And she was happy!


I hope this post helps all of my Homeschooling Mommies (and Daddies) out there!! It's really easy... For this to be our FIRST time and for her to do pretty good is great.  I can't wait to see how she is in TWO weeks!! :)

What are some of your math games you play with your children??

Questions: CharlottesAvenue@gmail.com
Comments: Leave them here!!

Keep Watching,

Char~

12 comments:

Michelle G said...

This is a great concept. LOL, at her wanting to count as long as she could. Choca is a cutie... I love her lil voice.

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Michelle G * Thank you so much!! I really like it!! I think she's going to be AWESOME at it when we hit the 2 week mark!!

LOL... Isn't she something?!!? My goodness!!!!

Thank you, Sis!

Char~

Baby Big Hair said...

I love it!!! We're doing math lessons too (perfecting our writing). this will be a great switch up!

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Baby Big Hair * Thank you!!! Isn't it a great idea?!?!? My gosh!! AND IT IS FUN!! Choca kept saying, "I wanna play the math GAME!!!" -- So awesome!!

Let me know how it goes w/BBH! :)

Char~

Precious @ Precious-Curls.com said...

Lol! She REALLY wants to count to twenty! I love the picture of her folding her hands, such a good little student!

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Precious * HAHAHA!! Okay!?!?!? Geez... She was on a roll!! :) -- And she's the best student! :) <3

Char~

ArticleWriteUp.com said...

When they are little it isn't too bad homeschooling.. but I can honestly say I am thrilled there is such a thing as school buildings and teachers.. lol! If there was not, my kids wouldn't stand a chance in this world with Math! LOL!

I grabbed your badge Char.. :-)

Charlotte's Avenue said...

ArticleWriteUp.com * HAHAHAHA!! :) Math is my FAVORITE subject... Bring them over there!!! :) I'll help them!

Thanks!!!

Char~

Diva Locks said...

Awww she is so cute :) I loved the vid

amandak23k said...

She is adorable!! What a little smarty! So cute she wanted to show off her couting skills and keep going and going! You have such patience. Her hair is looking fab!

Charlotte's Avenue said...

Diva Locks * Hehe!! Thank you!! <3

Char~

Charlotte's Avenue said...

amandak23k * Thanks, Amanda!! :) -- She's a smart little something for sure!!!! :) Yes... Patience is CERTAINLY a virtue when working with her!! HAHAH!!! I'm thankful that I'm virtuous!! :) -- And thanks... Her hair is definitely holding on and looking great!!

Thanks for the comment!

Char~