Math mania games night at EMCS

An evening of challenging games and fun for Sooke kids

Math Mania is a fun evening of interactive math games aimed at kids aged 5 to 18.

Through games, art and hands-on activities, anyone — kids, parents, teachers — can learn math and computer science concepts in a fun way. Games include:

• a sorting network

• an impossible balancing act

• “get your goat” game

• mathematical puzzles

• the guessing game

• Sudoku

• the penny game

• the set game

• and many more!

Older teens may prefer to volunteer by helping demonstrate and explain the games to younger children. Adults are welcome to volunteer too. Interested volunteers can can email or call the number below.

Training and pizza are provided for volunteers, who will be asked to come early to the event.  The more volunteers we have, the more games we can play.

 

This event is a partnership between the Sooke Region Literacy Project, EMCS Society, T’Sou-ke Nation, the University of Victoria, the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) and SD 62 Aboriginal Education.

Contact Jodie McDonald, MSW RSW, Literacy Outreach Coordinator, Sooke Region

website: www.sookewestshoreliteracy.ca

Phone: 250-580-2252

Thursday, January 19 at Edward Milne Community School from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Refreshments provided.

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