Math Chapter Books… 2 Birds With One Stone!

What better way to get kids interested in math than by incorporating it into their reading, or vice versa!  There are some fantastic math chapter books out there that do just that.  Kids who are reluctant towards math may get interested when it is developed into a story with interesting characters.  On the other hand, […]


Daily Math Activities

Our summer math contest at Within Reach Learning Center is really heating up!  The kids are having so much fun playing math games at home to help practice their skills.  It is important for kids to practice math everyday to stay sharp over the summer. Here are some ideas for daily activities that you can […]


Quality Fun for the Summer!

Looking for some ideas to keep the kids busy this summer?  Within Reach Learning Center thinks the key to a great summer for your children is a keep a balance between fun and educational.  PowerofMoms.com has a fantastic blog that shares ideas for keeping the kiddos entertained all summer.  She breaks it down into 6 categories […]


Fun Ways to Practice Math

Summer break has officially begun!  At Within Reach Learning Center our summer math and reading contests are well under way.  We have handful of students who hit the ground running and are already racking up lots of minutes practicing math and reading at home. Last week we shared some ways to keep your kids reading […]


Great Summer Learning Websites

Summer break is finally here!  We have talked to you already about the importance of keeping your kids reading, writing, and practicing math over the summer.  Within Reach Learning Center is beginning our summer reading and math contests as an incentive. One way that kids can practice over the summer is on the computer.  Here […]


Avoid the Summer Slide!

A long summer break is a great time for your child to refresh and take time away from his studies. Unfortunately, children who don’t do any academic work often lose some of their hard earned knowledge over the summer. Instead of sending your child back to school to spend 4-6 weeks re-learning new material, consider […]


Math Games Our Kids Love!

We have been having a blast this week in math class here at Within Reach Learning Center!  We have 2 math games that we have been playing that they kids really enjoy.  They are so easy to set up that you can play at home, too. Guess My Number – This game is a cross […]


Math Fun at Within Reach

We are having so much fun this week at Within Reach Learning Center with our new math game!  It’s easy, addictive, and reinforces several concepts. Here is how we play,,, All you need to play is a white board (with squares on one side) and a pair of dice.  You can also use graph paper […]


Math in Children’s Literature

If you are a faithful follower of our blogs then you know that we love to share fantastic books to read with your kids.  We also love to share great math tips on how to make math a fun part of everyday life.  So, naturally we couldn’t wait to share this list of books with […]


Make Math Exciting, Every Day!

Do you have a child that struggles with math?  Would you like to teach your child that math is an important part of our everyday life? Here are some great math tips to help you bring math to life for your child… Time – Have your child count down the days/weeks/hours till a special event. […]


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