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Walk the Line

A few days ago Katie was at home sick, and after we had watched a number of cartoons and read many chapters she asked me whether we could do some math.  As you might guess, I was happy to oblige.  … Continue reading

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ATIKE and EZO

Earlier this week I noticed that Katie was scrambling the letters in her name for fun.  This seemed to me like a perfect excuse to do some combinatorics with her. Me: Lets see how many different “words” we can make … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I can’t really take credit for the ideas (most of it goes to my sister), but here are some holiday arts-and-crafts projects that we did with Katie and her cousins Ari and Ben. Horses made out of a toilet paper … Continue reading

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Kids say the darndest things.

Yesterday I posted to facebook the following dinner conversation that I had with Katie: Me: Why are you not eating your fish? Katie: The pieces are too big. I cut the pieces, but Katie is still only picking at them. … Continue reading

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A colorful activity

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

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First lesson with two: Part II

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

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