With every ring of the doorbell there are more friends to share some delicious cookies with. In The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins, Ma has created a delicious and mathematical dilemma. This wondrous tale is a great picture book about sharing, friendship, and math in the world.
June 27, 2017
Children need experiences and practice counting in different, flexible ways while learning the rules of counting. These books and the right questions can help.
We find that one sure fire way to warm up children’s attitude towards mathematics is to build math activities and lessons out of the books they all love to read. When we start to sort through books that could be used in this way, three categories emerge.