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Games for Math by Peggy Kaye
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Jan 12, 1988 | ISBN 9780394755106
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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments • ix
Introduction • xi

PART ONE • 1

Chapter One: Counting Counts • 2
        HOP, SKIP, TOUCH YOUR NOSE • 4
        PENNY TOSS • 5
        NUMBER COLLAGE • 7
        THE HOW-MANY GAME • 10
        THREE KINDS OF FANCY NUMBERS • 12

Chapter Two: Thoughts to Grow On • 16
        THE ER GAME • 20
        KITCHEN CALCULUS • 21
        OODLES OF NOODLES • 22
        CLAP CLAP BEEP BEEP • 24
        WHAT’S NEXT • 26

Chapter Three: Size and Shape • 28
        STRING TIME • 30
        RIBBON ME • 32
        HOW MUCH DOES IT HOLD? • 34
        SHAPE LOTTO • 36
        SHAPE COLLAGE • 39

PART TWO • 43

Chapter Four: Fancy Counting • 44
        FILL THE SPOON • 46
        GRASSHOPPER • 47
        COUNTING AND ESTIMATING • 49
        CLEANING COUNTS • 51
        FIND A PENNY • 52
        SECRET NUMBER • 55

Chapter Five: Adding and Subtracting • 57
        MAKE TEN • 59
        WHAT DID I DO? • 62
        TARGET GAME • 65
        NUMBER STORIES • 67
        NUMBER LADDER • 71
        FAST TRACK • 72
        DOUBLE IT • 77
        MATH CHECKERS • 79
        PYRAMID • 82
        FIVE CARDS MAKE TEN • 85

Chapter Six: Size and Shape II • 89
        IS IT? • 90
        TWO SEWING PROJECTS • 92
        MATH IN THE KITCHEN • 96
        TANGRAMS • 99
        ORIGAMI • 106

Chapter Seven: Multiplication and Division • 111
        STAR COUNT • 113
        VICTOR VAMPIRE’S BIRTHDAY • 117
        LOTS OF BOXES • 123
        CALCULATING MATH • 127

Chapter Eight: The Number System • 132
        A BUNCH OF BEANS • 134
        FIFTY WINS • 138
        BAG OF CHIPS • 144
        THROW A NUMBER • 147
        THREE POTS • 152
        GROUP TEN • 155

Chapter Nine: The Bigger the Better • 163
        BIGGEST AND SMALLEST • 165
        NUMBER TRAILS • 169
        NUMBER ESP • 170

PART THREE • 175

Chapter Ten: Strategy Games • 176
        TAPATAN • 178
        YUT • 181
        NINE MEN’S MORRIS • 185
        KHALA • 191

Chapter Eleven: It’s a Puzzle • 198
        NUMBER BUBBLES • 199
        WHAT’S IT WORTH? • 209
        COLORED BOXES • 214

Appendices • 221
        WHAT ABOUT COMPUTERS: • 222
        MATH BOOKS TO READ ALOUD • 227
        EXPLAINING NUMBER ESP • 229
        A NOTE TO TEACHERS • 232

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