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    Summer Vacation

    1. Play Cards - Traditional card games are full of logic and arithmetic.

    Summer Vacation
    Summer Vacation

    2. Visit a Museum - Look up the summer programs for your local science museums, or just browse around and highlight the different ways math is involved in the various sciences.

    Summer Vacation
    Summer Vacation

    3. Cook - Following recipes, cutting it in half for fewer servings, or tripling it for a large gathering, teaches very practical skills.

    Summer Vacation
    Summer Vacation

    4. Chart Your Time - Have your children keep a chart indicating how much time they spend reading, watching television, doing chores and playing. Children can determine what fraction of the day that they spend on each activity.

    Summer Vacation
    Summer Vacation

    5. Weather Watch - Set up a rain gauge to measure the amount of rain over the course of a month or the whole summer. You can also track the daily temperatures and humidity and plot it on a chart.

    Summer Vacation
    Summer Vacation

    6. Garden - The children can help to determine the area of the garden and have them calculate the amount of space taken up by the tomatoes versus cucumbers.

    Summer Vacation
    Summer Vacation

    7. Plan a Trip - Have the kids map out your trip. They can calculate distance and estimate time and fuel mileage. The entire family can help check the accuracy of their estimates along the way.

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Last Modified on April 20, 2017