Category: Mathematics

What Did We Do Today? 0

What Did We Do Today?

Today there was coffee !  And some applied maths… multiple-step multiplication and addition to work out the right number of blocks to make paths in Minecraft, for both kids.  Also some discussion about different patterns...

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Money Week 2014

  Yes, in this part of the world it is time to reflect on things financial. We’ve been doing things to induce some financial literacy in the Oh Waily kids for a while now,...

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The Art of Maths

Last Thursday I popped around to our local HE group’s librarian and picked up a set of Cuisenaire rods to help me try to explain some mathematical ideas to Miss Oh Waily.  When I...

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Numbers by Miss Oh

In the Oh Waily household we pretty much do some sort of formal maths each day.  And on any days that we don’t sit down at our books, we certainly discuss and do mental...

Testing progress 0

Testing progress

I have the great fortune of knowing a number of lovely ladies who are willing to help me out on occasion when I want to make sure that we are learning “as well as”...

Mathematics Update 0

Mathematics Update

It has been a while since I last posted any sort of update on the mathematics progression of either of the Oh Waily children, so here it is. Finally. Miss Oh Waily is making...

Art Detectives 0

Art Detectives

Today’s Thursday Adventure Club* outing was to Te Papa Tongarewa, known simply as Te Papa. I had let my fingers do the walking and found an interesting link on their site, at the bottom...

My Pals Are Here! – Maths 0

My Pals Are Here! – Maths

Following up on my earlier, excited, post here is a first look at the new maths books. I gave Miss Oh Waily the choice of which set to begin with, and naturally she chose...

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They’ve arrived

Yes, the maths books I was waiting for from Singapore have finally arrived.  I was rather excited by that this morning.  So here are some photographs… Here is my chunky little box of goodies…...