on a positive note, these socks are not to be worn on feet
If you use your fingers to count on, maybe counting binary needs socks or mittens?
Well, she is honest?
Maybe the teachers are trying to break her of the habit of counting on her fingers?
I would guess that someone came up with a “clever” way to teach math using the arts. I had enough trouble getting my kids to do their real homework that I often did useless time wasters like this for them.
Or Jeri misunderstood the assignment.
Well, people keep saying they would need hand puppets to explain something to Jeri …