Dice Challenge

Looking for a new game for your middle kids?  Make a dice tower.  They are allowed to walk around it but not to touch it.  The goal: Find the sum of all the faces that cannot be seen. This begins as a logic puzzle.  If we can see these numbers, what numbers are missing?  The … Continue reading Dice Challenge

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Snake Eyes!

Working with dice enhances number sense in young children by training them to look at a group of objects (the dots on the dice) and recognize how many are there without counting.  As children grow familiar with these common arrangements, they increase their awareness of how numbers are composed -- two columns of three makes six, … Continue reading Snake Eyes!