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Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s Math Club
Can kids learn to love math as much as playtime or dessert? According to educational experts, the answer is, yes! Whitman County Library agrees by combining literacy and math for an over-the-top after-school club designed to gets kids fired up about numbers. Libraries in St. John and Colfax are hosting Crazy 8’s Clubs for wacky math adventures this fall.
Grades K-2 at St. John Library
Grades 3-5 at Colfax Library
Bedtime Math is a nonprofit organization that seeks to put the fun and discovery back into learning math. Its core product is a zany daily online math problem that parents can do with their kids, to make nightly math as common and beloved as the bedtime story. Bedtime Math has expanded to create lively, hands-on math experiences for youth in afterschool programs throughout the nation.
“There hasn’t been anything the kids didn’t have fun with, from glow stick shapes and tessellations to the zip-line and dice throwing,” said Sheri Miller, Youth Services Manager. “The kids come in and cannot wait to find out what we’re doing next!”
IT’S MATH GONE WILD!!!
Kids will learn math with fun activities like bouncy dice explosion, glow in the dark geometry, toilet paper olympics