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BeBop Blox: iPhone & iPad App

BeBop Blox: iPhone & iPad App

BeBop Blox: iPhone & iPad App    If you have little ones around at all, you will appreciate this sweet little free app. Choose the puzzle.   The pieces come along the train track. The little gray shapes indicate what pieces should be placed.     Your child simply drags the correct shapes to the […]

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The Four-Color Theorem

The Four-Color Theorem

The Four-Color Theorem Normally, when you color in a pattern in a coloring book, you don’t pay attention to how many colors you need. You use as many crayons as you have available. But, what if you only had two or three or four crayons and you were asked not to let any color meet the same […]

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Did He Make That Up? The Big Year

Did He Make That Up? The Big Year

Did He Make That Up? The Big Year by Gina Valley Photo courtesy of Stock.xchng – Used with permission Two of my kids, Son#2 and Daughter#3, were at the Big Blue Box store.  They’d gone in search of a movie that none of us had ever seen.  We’ve gotten into rather a rut on family […]

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Magic Squares: 3×3

Magic Squares: 3×3

Magic Squares: 3×3 Magic Squares: Odd The magic square, according to Chinese legend, was first constructed on the back of a turtle and is called the Lo Shu magic square, the only order of numbers in a 3×3 grid in which they all add up to 15. The unique normal magic square of order 3, also […]

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