In Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina a peddler tries to outwit a group of monkeys. With that premise, it has become among the most popular children's books ever published. At home or in a classroom, children just love chanting along with those naughty monkeys. Is there math in this story?
March 15, 2013
The award winning classic children’s story Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina is one that preschoolers love to act out. Using discussion to make some connections to the children’s own lives, and to math, can be particularly effective for this book.