Category Archives: math

Kindergarten Calendar Activities

We’ve been doing lots of calendar activities this school year, learning about the date, days of the week, months of the year and all sorts of holidays.  Here’s our wall calendar: We sing two songs each time we do the … Continue reading

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PBS Kids Lab Brings Advanced Technology to Kids’ Learning Games

There are a lot of free things out there that you can use to teach your kids stuff.  In fact, combing through them all just might qualify as a part time job.   A few are true gems.  The PBS Kids … Continue reading

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“You Can Count on Monsters” Giveaway

Guess what?  My little Creekside Learning blog is turning one year old later this month!  To celebrate, I’m giving away two You Can Count on Monsters books, by Richard Evan Schwartz. You Can Count on Monsters is part math, part … Continue reading

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Review of RightStart Math

Choosing a math curriculum was one of the bigger purchasing decisions I made as I embarked on our homeschooling journey.  There are several very solid programs out there, and it’s not an easy choice for someone new on the homeschooling … Continue reading

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Our Half-Year in Review

We are halfway through our first year of homeschooling and my how things have changed  since we began in mid-August. We’ve gone from highly structured to nearly unschooling to funschooling and then on to structure with fun.  I’ve learned so … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, We’re Closed

I am so proud of Firefly’s math abilities.  I just needed to say that.  For all our struggles with reading and handwriting, it dawned on me the other day that he really does well with math and it makes him … Continue reading

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