*Photo by James Cridland.*

Aargh! My computer died again. So I borrowed my daughter’s laptop and ran off to the coffee shop to write blog articles — and discovered that all the outlets on the wall here are *fake*. Why would they do that? Anyway, before the laptop battery dies, I want to share a couple of math links with you…

## St. Jude’s Mathathon

One of our homeschool co-op members asked about raising money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Students in grades K-8 take sponsor pledges for working math problems, which they then complete either in a workbook or on the computer. It sounds like a great way to teach our kids to “love the Lord your God with all your mind” by showing love to others.

## World Maths Day

On March 5, students from around the world will play online, real-time mental math games. Registration (free) is open now for students aged 5-18. It looks like a lot of fun!

World Maths Day

[Hat tip:Homeschool Math Blog.]

Keep plugging world maths day. I think it is so important that kids understand the excitement that math can generate.

I thought you might want to check out a new free math website: Hooda Math

This math site not only offers math games for fun, it also goes in depth into many math topics.