Yelena McManaman’s son Mark loves deep ideas. Yelena writes: “Mark is obsessed with the idea of symmetry and infinity. Now he’s also trying to build up on his “zero infinity and infinite zero” ideas.” In one of his latest experiments, Mark…

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There are math exhibitions held in many locations with many themes. The Bridges Conference and Joint Mathematics Meetings are two groups that seek to explore the many ways one might apply math to multiple disciplines, including art. The contributors to…

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Ask a child to be a line of symmetry for an object or an arrangement. Children are natural symmetry seekers whether they are building with blocks, drawing with crayons, or mimicking your gestures. Help your child explore the concept of…

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Math games can be played any time anywhere. Here are some ideas for each day of the week. These games require very little, if any, advance prep. Give them and feel free to change them to make math more interesting…

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