Number Sense Blog



Jump Start Your Summer with Mathnasium and Math Games!

Jun 5, 2014

Yay, summer! As you and your kids enjoy a well-deserved break from the pressures of school, we'd like to remind you that summertime also presents many opportunities for kids to keep their math skills fresh and play around with concepts they may en...



Beat Summer Learning Loss with Mathnasium!

May 1, 2015

  We've discussed the "summer slide" here on the blog before, and we know summer learning loss is currently on the minds of parents and teachers as they wrap up the academic school year and begin making plans for summer. As you prepare to enjoy...



Beat the Summer Slide!

Apr 8, 2015

  Summer is right around the corner and excitement is in the air! As you prepare for a well-deserved break from the pressures of school, it’s a great time to start thinking about your child’s plans for the summer months. You’ve probably hear...



Summer Math Fun: Math Libs

May 27, 2015

Now that your well-deserved summer break is just around the corner, it's a great time to plan ways to make sure your child's math skills stay strong over the summer! At Mathnasium, we're experts at helping kids improve their math skills while h...



Summer Math Fun: Vacation Planning

Jun 17, 2015

  It's time for another edition of our Summer Math Fun series! Every child looks forward to those magic words "We're going on vacation!" Make the build up to your summer family trip fun as well as educational with these math practice ideas. ...



Summer Math Fun: Car Games

Jul 1, 2015

  We believe math practice can and should be fun, and we're sharing some fun tips for ensuring your child's math skills stay strong over the summer break with our Summer Math Fun series! Whether you're planning an epic car trip across the co...



Celebrate Summer Colours and Math Fun for a Cool Prize!

Jun 1, 2016

Summer vibes are in the air, and we're celebrating all the vibrant colors that come with sunny days! Grab your favourite colouring supplies (and your math skills!) and let's start colouring. First, select the My Colourful Summer activity packet be...



The “COVID Slide” Will Leave Children Up to a Year Behind in Math. Mathnasium@home Can Help

Apr 27, 2020

  In the spring, we traditionally encourage parents to guard against the summer slide, in which children lose 2-3 months of the previous year’s math learning during the long summer break. But this is hardly a traditional year. Before the ...



Word Problem Wednesday: A Day on a Farm

Aug 5, 2020

Introduction Pigs, puppies, ducks and sheep… what do they all have in common? They’re part of this week’s word problems about life on a farm. Scroll down below, and read this week’s description with your child. Choose the word problem that’s...



Word Problem Wednesday: James and the Giant Peach

Aug 19, 2020

Spark your child’s imagination with this week’s word problems themed around the famous children’s novel “James and the Giant Peach.” Read the introduction below with your child. Then, choose the word problem that’s the right skill level for the...



Summer Is the Season for Accelerating Math Skills

May 26, 2021

Spring is the season of new beginnings. When flowers start to bloom, trees shake off the doldrums of winter and turn green, animals awaken from their winter slumbers and the earth seems to spring back to life (see what we did there?). Even in a...


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