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After a two week break, the girls were very excited at yesterday’s lesson. Luckily, the first half hour was spent on a chess lesson with my husband, so he got to deal with most of the hyperactivity :). By the … Continue reading
Birthday Math
Today was Katie’s birthday so we had a birthdayrelated topic. Also, to make it feel more special, we had the lesson in the kitchen instead of the usual room. We agreed that we would do a bit of math and … Continue reading
A square is still a square unless you turn it around!
Yesterday’s lesson began with me drawing a rectangle, a square, and a rhombus. Me: A rectangle is a figure with 4 sides and 4 right angles. Is a square also a rectangle? Girls unanimously: No! Me: Does a square have … Continue reading
Another lesson, another story: Counting outfits and classifying quadrilaterals
This Wednesday’s lesson was a bit chaotic and unfortunately I do not have any pictures from it. The girls were both hyper and cranky, and it was hard to keep their attention for more than five consecutive minutes; after that … Continue reading
Patterns and Repetition
How would you explain to a little kid what a pattern is? Katie was introduced to the concept of a pattern about a year ago (not by me) and by this point she has a fairly wellformed perception of what … Continue reading
How long is a foot?
The first topic of today’s lesson was again measurement, and it began with a story. The story was taken out of a large storybook that I had when I was little, and that has since been either misplaced or given … Continue reading
Here is the continuation of the account of my lesson with Katie and Varya on Wednesday. This part was after the girls had their two minutes of going crazy, so it was a lot calmer. I brought out one of … Continue reading
Two is more than one!
Today I had a lesson with double my usual number of pupils; Katie was joined by her friend Varya. Officially the lesson was a whole hour, but part of it consisted of the girls playing games or just jumping around … Continue reading