Watching Christmas light shows has become a holiday tradition for many. But few stop to think of all the math that goes into these spectacular displays. Strands per Outlet or Lights per Circuit When hanging a lot of lights, you want to make sure you don’t blow a circuit! Bonfe offers this formula to help…

# Category: Practical Ideas

## Math with Little Ones: Discovering the Joy of Numbering God’s Creation

When we think of learning, it’s easy to make the mistake of thinking of an official lesson. Sometimes, though, the best learning might seem more like play. Little ones especially may not be ready to sit and do an official math lesson. But that doesn’t mean they can’t begin to discover the joy of numbering…

## Math, Baseball, and a Reminder to Praise

## Hurricanes, Math, & the Savior

Hurricanes can be devastating, as so many know personally. But we often don’t stop to think about the role math plays in tracking hurricanes, helping to save lives and property from their grip, and assisting those affected. Nor do we think through how much hurricanes shout out humanity’s need for a Savior. Below are some…

## Summer Math Ideas

Looking for ways to keep math fresh during the summer? How about to use the summer to help students grasp some concepts that just haven’t fully sunk in yet? Summertime can be a great time to really give students a glimpse into math outside of a textbook, to build their biblical worldview of math, or…

## Moving Math

## Making Math Come Alive During the Coronavirus Sheltering in Place – Plus Drill Worksheets

With much of the world sheltering in place, I thought now might be a good time to blog about working on math during the downtime. These ideas also work during summer vacation…and throughout the year. Show Your Child Math Around the House Look for simple ways to show your children math concepts in action around…

## Math Blog: Wedding Math

## Math Tax Worksheet for Students

With Federal income taxes nearly due, I thought it might be fun to put together a worksheet you can use with students to let them apply math to filing taxes. Download Math Tax Worksheet The worksheet is an extremely simplified version of the 1040, with instructions and pretend numbers for students to use. To use…