Playful Math for Preschool & Early Elementary
As our children (and their parents!) play around with mathematical ideas and the relationships between them, we develop deep understanding that is strong enough to support future learning.
"It’s spring and it’s time to get outside and learn! This sidewalk chalk number line activity is great because it uses almost no materials and you can use it however your child needs to..."
Monty Hall and M&Ms – Statistics for Kids: "There is an interesting little puzzle called the Monty Hall problem that is a great way to introduce statistics for kids..."
Does your little one have trouble holding the cards when you play card games? Grab some Legos and make a Lego card holder!
Counting and Subitising Activities: "Subitising refers to immediately knowing how many items lie within a visual scene for a small number of items. Subitising contributes to early forms of grouping. Seeing parts of a whole or that numbers are made up of other numbers...."
"We’ve been doing all kinds of math with Legos, and most recently it’s been fractions! Gresham (2nd grade) is new to fractions, and so we used Lego bricks to look at fractions from a variety of angles. It’s really easy to build fractions with Legos. We built 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 by making towers …"
Lego Challenge Math Activity for Kids (with Free Printable): "Practicing math skills like spatial awareness and geometry can be fun, especially when the math activity involves Legos! Here’s a free printable math challenge for kids using Lego or Duplo bricks..."
Mastermind logic game variation for young players.