Tag: early learning

Patriotic Playdough Math / Art Activity

With Memorial Day coming up, I thought we should do a little American flag math / art activity at Figment to teach the kids about patriotism.  (Since Memorial Day means more than just flash sales.)  I often like to start out with a book for inspiration when introducing a project […]

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Teaching Kids Color Value Using Coffee Paint

We have a friend who used to teach with the Montessori method.  I remember going over to her house a long time ago and she had these amazing antique hand coffee grinders. My boys fell in love with them and just sat there and ground up coffee beans forever.  I […]