It’s Monday, November 11, 2019, and time for **Math**** **at *ClickSchooling!*

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**Recommended Website:**

(http://www.mbd2.com/Homeschool_Projects/Index.html)

**Age Range: 9-18 **(Grades 4-12, with parental supervision)

The Magical Balloon-Dude Dale (a master balloonist) offers **free math activities for homeschoolers using the kinds of balloons that are used to make balloon animals and other creations**.

When you get to the website you’ll see a menu of 4 math activities using balloons – but only the first 3 have working links that include:

- Parts/Fraction Curriculum – Use balloons to learn counting, adding, sorting, measuring, calculating the number of parts, fractions and/or decimal conversion.

- Mathematical Symbols Curriculum – Understand basic geometric shapes and use balloons to create a sphere.

- Half of a 1/2 of a .50 Curriculum – Improve understanding of fractions such as 1/8, 1/4, and 1/2 while making a balloon flower.

Click on any one, and a new page opens with the complete instructions, accompanied by photographs and a materials list.

If you look on the right side of the screen in each activity you will see a link to a FREE download of the “HomeSchool Curriculum” that includes **bonus material**. Print it out to use offline.

The projects require certain types of balloons, a ruler, a marker – and one exercise requires calipers.

The projects at this site are designed to develop problem solving skills, mathematics ability, and eye-hand coordination, while teaching kids to make balloon animals. What fun!