It was a dreary Monday morning, but I was all-a-bustle in the living room setting up for our coolest kindergarten math activity yet - HOT WHEELS MATH! I saw this on Frugal Fun 4 Boys and HAD to try it! This was a home-run, guaranteed. I gathered my son's humongous pile of cars, printed a blank graph, grabbed a pencil and enthusiastically called my little Tonka into the room. Well, Mr. Fuzzlebuns decided he was not really in the mood for school on this rainy day and did not respond in the giddy fashion I was so sure he would!
Anyway, we sat together and sorted his cars into piles by color, added various colors together to see what they would total and even graphed the number of cars he owned in each color. After about 5 minutes of this tickle-me-pink activity, my son grumbled that he didn't want to do this. Grrrrrr. So in my "Mommy voice" I responded, "Well, would you rather just do your workbook?" sure that would convince him what fun he was having. Yep, not so much. He quickly responded with a sigh and said "Ok". Then he walked to his desk and sat with pencil in hand. Hmph! Well, I still think it's a fantastic idea and maybe we'll try it again - on a sunnier day!