What I great question to ask children: What color do you see? It's one of the first attributes children truly care about. Is it Red? Is it Yellow? Is it Blue? by Tana Hoban is a book young children can grow with, as they explore colors as well as other attributes such as shape, size, and relationship.
March 22, 2020
These printable activity cards in both English and Spanish invite home explorations with sets and sorting using the books and activities related to them. The books can encourage conversations about attributes while also inspiring questions about what is happening from page to page.
Children look for ways to organize and make sense of their world through play at school and home, as well as at clean-up time. Sorting items into groups by specific attributes gives children the opportunity to define sets according to a rule of what does and does not belong together.
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.