Fidget Spinners: Bringing a new spin to math

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Fidget spinners have become the new must-have toy, flooding classrooms worldwide with a colorful burst of distracting movements. However, spinners aren’t just toys. Instead, spinners are a world of possibility, from nifty tricks to wow your friends with, to lessons learnt on variables and probabilities. Yes, spinners can teach you mathematics! Want to find out how to bring […]

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Practice makes perfect fun

Math is the reason why you should never take away a dog's funny bone. Or any bones, for that matter!

Let’s face it, sometimes math can be challenging. Sometimes math can be scary. Sometimes math can be a major problem that we cannot seem to solve. However, there’s one thing that math isn’t, and that’s boring. Math is never boring. In fact, math is just as fun as play when learned the right way. You […]

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The Joy Division

The Trolls movie is an explosion of upbeat fun that spreads throughout the film.

The Trolls movie is an explosion of upbeat fun that spreads throughout the film. There’s a lot to be said about the charming little characters that have won the hearts of many. They sing, they hug, they dance, they hug. Every day’s a sunshiney day when miserable Bergens aren’t around to eat them like a bag […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Math

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Food can fuel the growing mind, that’s why we at Zap Zap Math don’t take food lightly, and neither does Flint Lockwood. Flint is a scientist in the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, who finds a way to convert water molecules into food. Though the probability of him succeeding in his delectable endeavor […]

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Alternative Math Improvement Methods You May Have Never Heard Of!

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(Image Credit: pixabay.com)  Here at Zap Zap Math, we are always on the lookout for cool ways to introduce math in a fun and stress-free way. There are many ways to improve math skills, and these don’t always involve books or equations, making them perfect to introduce to kids who may be finding the topic […]

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