### Math Picture Books Worth Owning

We just finished our math unit and we used nearly all the math books below during our six week unit. The exceptions were the reference books at the bottom of this list. Here’s how this list can ... Read More

### How To Make The Five Regular Solids: Plato Glo Mobile Kit

We used the kit “Plato Glo Mobile” from http://www.rainbowresources.com to make sturdy three dimensional shapes. The five regular solids were discovered by Pythagoras and his Secret Brothe... Read More

### How to Make Three Dimensional Solids from Paper

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUc2cVKg5Es Watch as we make three dimensional ‘solids’ from paper. We used 90lb water color paper and our Silhouette Cameo to make the five regular ... Read More

### How to Make the Perfect Square

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While reading “String, Straightedge and Shadow” by Julia Diggins, we came across a chapter on constructing a square using ‘string’ and ‘straightedge’. Watch as I sh... Read More

### The Pythagorean Theorem

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How did Pythagoras show that the square of two sides of a right triangle equal the square of the hypotenuse? Watch as we recreate the proof from the 6th century. First we will construct a square with ... Read More

### Interior Angles of a Triangle

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This quick and easy projects demonstrates how the interior angles of a triangle equal 180 degrees. All you need is a piece of paper and a pair of scissors. We are using a Waldorf curriculum from Home ... Read More

### Chalk Drawing: Geometric Shapes

As part of our Waldorf geometry unit, we are learning how to create shapes by shading them from the periphery, from the center and from intersecting lines. Join me as I make three chalk drawing to acc... Read More

### Mandala

As part of our geometry unit we decided to piece together a mandala using watercolor paper we painted in beautiful autumn colors and cut into diamonds and triangles using our Silhouette Cameo. You can... Read More

### Tangrams

After reading the book “The Warlord’s Puzzle”, we decided to make our own set of tangrams. I took a picture of the tangrams from the book and imported it into my Sihouette Cameo&#821... Read More

### Unity Study: Math

It’s time for a new unit! This time I take you through the process of putting together a math unit. I’m working on a geometry unit and a basic math unit. My default curriculum is always a ... Read More