• homeschooling,  mathematics

    Simple games for learning Roman Numerals

    My second child has reached the age where we can read Asterix and Obelix comic books together, with him reading the easier speech balloons and I helping him with the harder ones. As we go along we talk about the puns and jokes and I try to fill him in on random historical or cultural information. There’s something comforting and familiar about going through the same rituals with him that I did with my older boy. One of the things Asterix and Obelix comics exposes the children to is Roman numerals, and since I think those are important to understand we’ve spent some extra time working on them. Today’s activity…