Tag: Real World Math

Funschooling News #7

Hi! Welcome to Funschooling News! Are you looking for some great family-friendly activities that will make your week a little more interesting? Then you’ve come to the right place! Be sure to scroll all the way down to the Special Days section where you’ll find a fun activity to […]

The Benefits of Using Recreational Mathematics

NY Times: The Importance of Recreational Math – This is an opinion piece about the benefits of using Recreational Math in the classroom. Journal of Humanistic Mathematics: Recreational Mathematics – Only For Fun? –  A paper written about the benefits of Recreational Math in the classroom. It talks about how other countries […]

Recreational Math Activities

Math World: Recreational Mathematics – Offers a list of activities available on the site. Some of the selections include: Cryptograms, dissection, folding, games, illusions and there’s MUCH more!Math.com: Recreational – Puzzles, fractals, Spirograph, Roman Numeral calculator, and other topics.The Math Factor: A Quick Puzzle From OSCON – Check out the archives of this site located […]

Recreational Mathematicians

Martin Gardner.org – Martin Gardener is no longer with us, but his incredible work lives on with this site. You can get to know him via the information on this site.NPR: Martian Gardener A Genius Of Recreational Mathematics – Read or listen to the interview about Martian Gardener. You […]

Funschooling With Hearts!

When my kids were little I would offer them quick and easy craft projects to do and we’d do them as a family. Over the years, we expanded this tradition by challenging ourselves to be more creative with the activities we did. The more we challenged ourselves, the […]

Tangle & Zentangle Art

Art and meditation can take on many forms and Zentangle patterns combine both of these awesome things in a creative way. If this idea has piqued your interest, there are a few rules you’ll need to know before you begin drawing with dots, lines, curves, S-curves, and orbs, and […]