September 25, 2018
This game played with a hula hoop and bean bags demonstrates all the math that can be explored with a simple tossing game. Each round gives children practice seeing and naming smaller parts of a total number in a variety of ways.
Creating grid games from classroom materials can be a great opportunity for fun and mathematical discussions involving small sets.
Grid games can be some of the earliest experiences children have with board games. And they can be both fun and mathematical.
A quick matching game with dot cards is a fun way for preschoolers to practice recognizing small sets without counting.
The sessions included an overview of foundational math concepts as well as hands-on early math games and activities for the classroom.