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MoMath- Mathematics fun for the whole family!

Dear families,

There's no better time than now to hunker down together and explore mathematics as a family.  MoMath offers a variety of engaging online activities for families and children of all ages, from tots to teens!

Mind-Benders for the Quarantined — a new puzzle emailed every Sunday
Need a conversation starter for family dinners?  Sign up by Friday night, and each Sunday, MoMath will send you a challenging mathematical puzzle from the collection of our own puzzle master, Dr. Peter Winkler.  On Tuesday, you’ll receive a subtle hint; on Thursday, a serious push; on Saturday, a solution.  And the next day, of course, a new puzzle.  Learn more and register at mindbenders.momath.org.

MoMath Online: Student Sessions — educator-led sessions for pre-Ks to 12th graders
Every Monday through Friday
Whether your child is already passionate about mathematics or just starting to explore its wonders, MoMath Online Student Sessions will expose your child to cool areas of mathematics not covered in school and stoke the flames for a lifelong appreciation of mathematics.  Learn more and register atstudentsessions.momath.org.

New! MathPlay Mini Classes, for preschoolers
Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17

Engage your preschoolers in playful activities to help them develop a strong foundation in math.  Children will participate in songs, stories, and activities tied to a different theme each week.  Patterns, shapes, numbers, and more — MathPlay Mini is a great way to enrich your child’s day with mathematical inspiration.  Learn more and register at mini.momath.org.

Tween Primes, the MoMath book club for tweens and teens: The Boy Who Reversed Himself by William Sleator — now online!
Sunday, April 19, 5:30 pm
When Laura finds her homework in her locker with its writing reversed, she’s baffled until she learns an unbelievable secret: her weird neighbor, Omar, has the ability to travel to the fourth dimension.  Laura convinces him to take her there and then goes there on her own.  There’s only one problem — she doesn’t know how to get back.  Learn more and register at tweenprimes.momath.org.

Unlimited, MoMath’s mix-n-mingle program for students in middle and high school — now online!
Sunday, April 19, 6:30 pm
Don’t miss the next installment of Unlimited, MoMath’s mix-n-mingle evening for students in late middle school through high school.  If you’re excited by the idea of a fun-filled, math-focused night where you can hang out with old and new friends, enjoy some snacks, and move to some great tunes, then you won’t want to miss this exciting program.  Learn more and register at unlimited.momath.org.

Folding Fun with MoMath and OrigamiUSA, for ages 7 and up
Thursday, April 23, 2:00 pm

MoMath and OrigamiUSA have partnered to bring the joy of origami to you!  In an online session, origami expert Wendy Zeichner will teach simple origami models to learners ages seven and up.  Explore the wonders of paper folding and challenge yourself to master a few models — there’s math in every fold!  Learn more at foldingfun.momath.org.

Folding Fun with MoMath and OrigamiUSA, for ages 12 and up
Thursday, April 30, 2:00 pm

MoMath and OrigamiUSA have partnered to bring the joy of origami to you!  In an online session, origami expert Char Morrow will teach simple origami models to learners ages 12 and up.  Explore the wonders of paper folding and challenge yourself to master a few models — there’s math in every fold!  Learn more at foldingfun.momath.org.

See the full schedule of family-oriented offerings at events.momath.org!