Kid’s Outdoor Math Fun

No Time For Flash Cards

Sorting, shapes, patterning and of course counting are all activities that develop strong math skills. We are all aware of the importance of success in math throughout formal schooling years . Starting through play parents can help lay a positive foundation of something that so many of us struggle with later on. Here are some fun activities that can help create a love of numbers, order , shapes and patterns before they can decide they hate math!

Do you know how to estimate the height of a tree? Here is a fun way to do it. You may need a measuring tape, depend on the size of the trees you want to estimate, but you don’t have to, since you can just measure by “foot”. You’ll find MORE Outdoor Math Link Here

Here’s a junior high school way to measure a tree and to keep ahead of the pack on this video. LOVE MATH!

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14 Outside Games To Burn Off Steam. This number run game lets your kids burn off energy while learning their numbers too! Turn it into a race for even more fun!

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Lessons of Nelson Mandela and Apartheid

Apartheid: the Tyranny of Racism Made Law At Home EveryDay

Beach near Cape Town. There has been much talk recently about desegregating racially segregated public facilities. The reality defies the rhetoric. 01 January 1982CapeTown, South Africa

1.  Lesson “It always seems impossible, Until it is done”  http://www.esl-library.com/pdf/Free/mandela-ESL-Library.pdf

2.  Explore the life of Nelson Mandela and the differences between biography and autobiography with these materials for English and Literacy.  http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/nelson-mandela

The lessons develop critical reading skills, invite shared discussion, and provide the opportunity for pupils to develop their own writing skills.

They also provide ideas for discussing the difference between explicit and implicit points of view, and the differences between first and third person narration.

Nelson Mandela wanted the people in South Africa to be free from apartheid.  He  hated that black South Africans lived in poverty and could not vote in elections. While many others felt that ending apartheid was an impossible challenge, Nelson Mandela did not give up. Mandela spent 27 years of his life in prison. When he was finally released, he helped turn the impossibility of ending apartheid into a reality.

3.Lesson Plan Activity & Task

Tell students that the South African government responded to every attempt to oppose the system of apartheid with increased repression and violence, therefore resistance movements decided to take up arms in the struggle. Students should individually identify a national, state or local problem that they could try to change.

White racism and attempts to assassinate Mandela and Zuma are all explained in my book, from Bob Crew Author of “Mandela: His Life and Legacy for South Africa and The World.” The hardcover version is listed on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.com/Mandela-Legacy-South-Africa-World/dp/1629143375/ref=tmm_hrd_title_0 and on Goodreads here: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19520182-mandela?from_search=true. Also on kindle and in the African bookshops.