Blueberry Math

by | Nov 18, 2021 | Home Education, Math | 9 comments

The other morning I got up early to make a sheet of Baked Blueberry Pancakes for breakfast. I serve baked pancakes frequently and asked our four year old whether she wanted me to make chocolate chip, strawberry, raspberry or blueberry this time… and blueberry it was! After breakfast I bathed the babies and got started on some to-do’s for work and our school day.  I asked one of my older girls to go bring in the mail that had been sitting the Suburban and we finally got around to opening a package from a sweet friend. She had sent me a beautiful hand painted ornament of St. Therese and a berry special surprise for my little girls: a copy of one of her books titled Blueberry Math! It was an instant hit and our little “Grace” has been “doing school” and working on her “Blueberry Math” every morning since. Thank you, Aleesa! 

  


**The Felted Wool Blueberries don’t come with the book.**

Updated to add a little gift for you too from Aleesa!

We are all working on finishing our school week strong so we can prepare for Thanksgiving over the weekend. We are also praying for mild weather (please no snow storms next Tuesday!) in Montana so that our college kids will be able to make the long drive home next week! 

How are your Thanksgiving plans going? 

9 Comments

  1. CatholicMommy

    That book is so clever! (Or rather fusing manipulative with book!)

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  2. Daniela de Almeida

    It's hard to answers your questions, cause I'm brasilian! The thanksgiven here it's forgetten! LOL But, I'm working hard for advent with my 2 little children… Thanks much for all posts, Jessica… It help me much! In everything that I'll do!

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  3. Jessica Gordon

    My daughter is really enjoying it, especially counting the "blueberries!"

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  4. Jessica Gordon

    Advent is coming up so fast too! I'm glad the posts have been helpful. I hope you have a blessed and fruitful Advent with your family. God bless!

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  5. Anonymous

    It seems their are two fans of the book.
    Joan

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  6. Anonymous

    Grace is so enjoying her Blueberry math book.
    Marion

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  7. Anonymous

    I never knew math could be so much fun and nutritious, too.
    Marilyn

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  8. Nancy

    Baked pancakes? Not a fan of pancakes but when I have them they need to be thin and crispy (as in greasy). A safe journey for the college kids.

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  9. Jessica Gordon

    The baked pancakes definitely turn out very different than they do on the griddle (think and fluffy), but also so much faster and easier when feeding a crowd vs standing at the stove all morning! I pour the batter into a sheet pan (or 2 when we have company), add the toppings, and then cut them into squares after they've baked. The kids all love them, but my husband prefers pancakes the way you like them!

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