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Aspiring to be a vet?
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Aspiring to be a vet?

Mar 17, 2015 by

Many children say “I want to be a vet when I grow up!” Pebbles is one of those who has said this since she was old enough to talk. Just what does it take to become a veterinarian?  What are the pre-requisities for admission to an accredited University? How to prepare in High School? How to prepare as a College Undergraduate? Articles about Programs:...

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Playing with Math
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Playing with Math

Mar 2, 2015 by

My mom gave us this “DK Games – Math Puzzles” game many years ago and both kids have enjoyed it – but with the addition of our Math U See blocks…. and a puppet friend…. this turned out to be hours of fun! BamBam had fun sorting the addition VS subtraction questions and answers – then matching them all up. He used the blocks...

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daily calendar & weather board
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We liked the idea of incorporating the days of the week, months, seasons, weather, concept of today, yesterday and tomorrow in one easy SMALL convenient way.  I looked all over at different systems and while they were SO fun and great.. they were larger than the space I had. I bought a 7-day magnetic white board from Office Max.  It stuck to our ‘magnet...

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pre-K math JOYS
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pre-K math JOYS

Jul 6, 2014 by

Joy and Math.  Not usually something that computes normally. Finding your little guy UNDER the coffee table, in his jammies, head on his stuffed friend along with his dog nearby doing math by choice on his own.  I was so joy filled at the cozy sight that I grabbed my camera snuck up behind the table as quiet as I could to not ruin...

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multiple column multiplication woes
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Been feeling stuck in the tail end of Gamma (Math U See) for months and months…. just can’t seem to get out of it, finish it and move on to Delta. Here’s our challenge – and I’m sure some of you have been there too: Despite knowing the times tables and fully understanding the process of multiple column multiplication inside and out …. mistakes...

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color sorting + counting
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A fun way for the little ones to practice sorting colors, matching their numbers – and great for their fine motor skills. wash an old egg carton and remove lid use a sharpie pen and write clearly a number in the bottom of each section fine small objects, like beads, and sort by different colors per qty (it’s easier for them to use all...

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pattern block fun
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pattern block fun

Jul 5, 2013 by

Stumbled across our bucket of pattern blocks and thought it would be fun for BamBam to make some designs with the red-white-blue shapes! He preferred to sit and make his own designs – pumpkins, rockets, boats and his sister took a much greater interest in seeing how many different designs she could make with the same red-white-blue shapes on a round plate. This required...

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