Having my younger son work through Graph Theory for Kids by Joel David Hamkins

I’ve been playing around with a big of graph / network theory with my younger son the last two days. This morning I had him take a look at a graph theory project made for kids. This project is actually aimed at kids who are a little younger than my son, but I thought it would still be a good exercise for him.

You can find the pdf for the project on Joel David Hamkins’ website:

http://jdh.hamkins.org/math-for-eight-year-olds/

My son spent about 20 min working through the project and then we talked through all of the pages. Here are his ideas. If you listen to the conversation we have, you’ll see what a great little exercise Hamkins’ project is for kids:







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