Did you know that American agricultural fairs originated in Western MA over 200 years ago, and that one of the main objectives of American agricultural fairs is to educate? This month in “Time to Talk,” speech-language pathologist Kathy Puckett writes about agricultural fairs in Western MA and how a trip with young kids can support not only language skills but also math skills with games based on your visit together.
One of our readers asks how other families bring (fun!) math lessons home and engage kids in real math problems. Check out the great suggestions made, including baking, games, books, and economics!