Number Sense Blog

Friday Fun: Snow Angles

Dec 19, 2014

  What better way to kick off the weekend than with an adorable math cartoon from the super talented Domics? Hope your weekend is full of snowy math fun! (Source:

Friday Fun: Number Nonsense - Perfect Numbers

Jan 30, 2015

Happy Friday! In this week's Number NonSense cartoon, we explore perfect numbers. 

Friday Fun: Number NonSense - Fractions & Cake

Jan 9, 2015

Make sure you have a strong handle on fractions so you can always get the biggest slice of cake! 

Friday Fun: Number NonSense - Changing a Dollar

Jan 16, 2015

  In this week's Number NonSense cartoon, find out how many ways you can change a dollar!

Number NonSense: The Möbius Strip

Jan 23, 2015

Happy Friday! In this week's Number NonSense cartoon, we explore the Möbius Strip, discovered by August Möbius in the mid-1800's. Find out how to make your own Möbius Strip!

It's a Mathnasium Rap!

Jan 29, 2016

We’re absolutely blown away by nine-year-old twins and Mathnasium students Amir and Amari! The two fourth graders (and students at Mathnasium of Corona, CA) collaborated on their very own rap song celebrating all the progress they’ve made at Mathn...

Math Is Beautiful (and Fun): Tangrams!

Feb 19, 2016

As we continue to celebrate math in all its beauty, here's an ancient Chinese geometric puzzle that's fun and challenging... and will give your spatial recognition skills a boost! A tangram consists of seven moveable shapes called tans, which are ...

Activity Alert: Number Cross Puzzle!

May 15, 2020

  Happy Friday, math fans! Numbers are our favorite things - and how can you go wrong with a puzzle of numbers? Download this Number Cross Puzzle put your numbers knowledge to the test! Number Cross Puzzle Number Cross Puzzle Answer Key ...

Activity Alert: Number Sense Workout (Halves)

Jun 5, 2020

  Happy Friday, friends! Need a fun and simple math activity that gets your child to think creatively? Download this Number Sense Workout all about halves! Download Link for Number Sense Workout  Download Link for Number Sense Workout Ans...

Activity Alert! Number Path and Word Search

Jun 19, 2020

  Happy Friday, friends! We have a number path and word search activity sheet for your child that is both engaging and makes math fun! Please follow the links below to download. Workout Activity Workout Activity Answer Key  

Activity Alert: Playing with Numbers

Aug 7, 2020

Download this fun, supplemental math activity so your child can play with numbers! They’ll divide candy bars and learn to think about addition, subtraction and number properties in a unique way! Playing with Numbers Answer key: Playing wit...

As Math Learning Gaps Threaten the “COVID Generation,” It’s Time to Act

Aug 14, 2020

When the global pandemic shuttered schools across Canada in March, the concept of the “COVID slide” became a new term in our vocabulary. It refers to a pattern of learning loss that typically happens over summer break, but more severe due to ext...

Congratulations to Laurie, our Featured Franchisee!

Aug 20, 2020

Laurie Bryant Owner/Center Director of Mathnasium of Chicago Hyde Park How do you like to start your day? Watching “The View” every morning while getting up and getting ready for work. What is your favorite indoor/outdoor activity? ...

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