Happy Thanksgiving, Blasters!

Happy Thanksgiving, Blasters! It is that wonderful time of the year again when friends and family all gather together to celebrate the things they are thankful for. This holiday is filled with many traditions, delicious food, and exciting fun. Do any of you Blasters have some Thanksgiving holidays that you stick to each year?

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At Blaster Academy, we are proposing that you start up a brand new Thanksgiving tradition. In addition to having your Thanksgiving dinner party at home with your family and friends, why not host a cool party in your own personal Math Blaster Pod? Start the party now by heading directly to the Space Station!

Worksheet of the Week: Color by Numbers

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This week’s Worksheet of the Week has something for everyone… math, coloring, ships. What more could you ask for? Ask your parents to help you download and print it today by clicking on the image above!

Wrangle an Alien in Math Blaster!

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Ever wish you could wrestle an alien? In Math Blaster, you can! Choose from different subjects and levels of difficulty before you take on the intergalactic beast!

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Practice adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing and then use your keyboard to make to enter the correct answer to the problem shown on the top of the screen before time runs out! Bonus: Alien Wrangler is a learning game (marked with a lightbulb), which means that you earn bonus credits when you play the game!

Worksheet of the Week: Find the Other Half

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Woah, check this out! Here’s an all new worksheet of the week! Ask your parent to help download and print it today to practice learning your shapes and recognizing patterns!

Kitchen Math: Trail Mix

Photo by Andy Melton, ©2007 Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License

Photo by Andy Melton, ©2007 Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License

This edition of Kitchen Math helps your child understand adding fractions while making a healthy treat for snack time, road trips or the playground. The best part about making trail mix is that it is easily modified to fit your child’s preferences or allergy restrictions! Learn how to incorporate math into this easy, no-cook recipe that you can whip up in no time!

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Fall Activities: Leaf Rubbing

Photo by Emma Craig, ©2013 Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License.

Photo by Emma Craig, ©2013 Some rights reserved. Licensed by Creative Commons Public Works License.

Make the most of your leaf strewn lawn by incorporating Fall foliage into this fun activity with your kids! It’s simple and uses supplies that you probably already have at home, plus it creates instant seasonal artwork for your home! This is a great opportunity to teach your child about the different types of trees in your neighborhood!

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Prepare for Halloween with a NEW Look for your Blaster

Hey Blasters- we’re sure that you’re starting to get excited for trick or treating on Halloween night, right? Well, you can get in the spirit a little early with MathBlaster! Using the avatar builder, you can make your Cadet seriously spooky- no masks or facepaint needed! We redesigned a few of our favorite Blasters to see how ghoulish it could get. Here’s the before from one of our male Space Cadets…

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Does your Blaster look something like this? While this is a pretty cool-looking Cadet, it could look a bit more …monstrous, don’t you think? Click “more” to see our redesign!

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