Ideas for using math-related books for creative early math curriculum.
January 10, 2018
Long before young children are writing equations with the equal sign, they are exploring how amounts that look different can actually be equivalent.
The holiday season usually brings with it any number of family dinners and communal feasts. For young children, this is a great time to engage in math.
How is it possible to have too many tamales? Well, Maria finds out in the holiday storybook Too Many Tamales by author Gary Soto.
Here are some refreshing books about water and ocean fun that inspire mathematical thinking for summer months. Dive right in!
Children need experiences and practice counting in different, flexible ways while learning the rules of counting. These books and the right questions can help.
Two books that are common in homes and classrooms are great jumping off spots for exploring important concepts of measurement.
Many classrooms are planning year-end picnics, so it’s the perfect time to read We’re Going on a Picnic! by the beloved author Pat Hutchins.
This delightful book emphasizes several Big Ideas in geometry, as well it provides an opportunity to explore diverse cultures and people.
This book is a delightful way to start a discussion about estimation in the early grades. Is it reasonable that Hugh Thomas caught a million fish?
One of the best ways to delve into the rules and patterns that govern algebra is through the books that are read to children each and every day.