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Learning for parents and Math Circle leaders: courses, events, lists, mind hacks, and interviews. The how-to of Natural Math.

Root differences: a little exploration of patterns

Danny's Pattern

This is a guest blog post by Danny Phelan, who is a student at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, NC, studying for an Associates Degree in Arts. Danny’s eventual goal is becoming a novelist and screenwriter, as well as editor

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Math a Round, a game by Bright of Sweden

Math-a-round Sigma

My family and I have been enjoying natural math games and classes with Maria for a while now. We love doing math in an unstructured way and prefer to focus on concepts. But sometimes, you just need to practice the

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From buttons to the multiplication blind spots

My kids love playing with our button collection. Who does not? Buttons are colorful, cute, interesting objects. They are also an incredibly useful mathematical manipulative – a tangible representation of a set. Today we have decided to arrange 1, 2,

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Math art collections: favorites on Pinterest

Built Faces

Here are three things we at Natural Math like to do with other people’s mathematical collections on Pinterest. Try for yourself if you have not yet. Browse a favorite collection, relax to beautiful images and videos, and meditate. Invite your children

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