Great idea, Hollie! I have used a few ideas from Family Fun magazine as well. I have heard that people have gathered boxes from electronics stores (for Wiis, Nintendo DS, the iPhone, etc.) and found the volumes of those during their study of geometry. It seems like a neat measurement and comparison lesson, though I have never done it myself.
In math tomorrow, my kids are going to begin working on illustrated math dictionaries in preparation for the FCAT next month.
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