Game of the Week: Hyperblast

MBGoTW-Hyperblast2If you have never had the chance to check out Hyperblast yet, make sure to strap yourself in for a speedy ride. Hyperblast allows you to explore one of the most thrilling parts of the galaxy: a vortex where you travel at fast speeds to stop evildoing aliens with your excellent math skills. This week, GC and Max have awarded this speedy tunnel in Spaceport as the Game of the Week! Do you think you can use your multiplication knowledge to help make the galaxy a safer place? Join the other Cadets at Spaceport and start playing: Budurl.me/MBGoTW18

Worksheet of the Week: Multiplication Muddle

multiplication-muddleMax is creating a handy chart to practice using multiplication and division, but he seems to run into an obstacle. He just cannot seem to find an answer to complete these two columns! Do you think you can use your puzzle solving powers to fill out the entire chart? Think carefully to figure out the correct answer, as there might just be more than one possible solution! With the help of a parent, download and print today’s worksheet and help our Blaster captain! http://budurl.me/MBWorksheet128

Worksheet of the Week: Number Colors

number-colorsMax designed a special coloring page for you Blasters to complete this week! In order to give this boat a brand-new coat of paint, you will need to use your multiplication knowledge to find out what colors this boat needs to come back to life! Ready to take this project on? Ask a parent to help you download and print this Worksheet of the Week at: http://budurl.me/CoolMath126

Spooky Kitchen Math: Halloween Mummies

Mummy Hot Dogs

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Wrap up multiplication and division in a pinch with these cute Mummy Hotdogs that are sure to please even your pickiest eater! Use hot dogs and croissant dough to build your child’s division skills while cooking up an afternoon snack for the family. This activity is especially helpful if your child is a visual learner- seeing one hot dog cut into two halves can help them understand multiplication at a basic level and then apply this skill to larger numbers. Read on to learn how to incorporate multiplication and division into these fun treats!

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Halloween Math Activities

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Photo by poppet with a camera, ©2014 Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License

Halloween is in full effect all around us, so why not pull some spooky inspiration into your child’s math learning? Break up the routine of worksheets by incorporating some spook-tacular Halloween fun into new and exciting activities. Depending on your child’s math skills, try one (or more) of the activities below!

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Worksheet of the Week

5 Minutes Drill - Multiplication Worksheet for 1st Graders

Worksheet of the Week

Number Colors - Free Math Worksheet for 3rd Grade