Today's invitation to make a simple pattern was connected to our recent exploration of circles...
We are always using our hands to hold things so I set up an invitation to explore how many things our paper hands (or real hands) can hold at the math table.
I made up a little high five game on our clip boards for the children to try. My goal was to encourage the children to explore a little counting in the process and it worked out fabulously! Read all about it on my blog!
I love offering the children everyday, simple things, like Qtips, to design and create with. I always hope that by supplying the children common household products, they might even be inspired to try the activities at home.
The flannel board is such a great teaching tool when you think outside the box a bit. This week, we turned the flannel board into a raindrop measuring graph!
As each new school year comes around, I add a little something here and there to spruce up the learning environment and to give me a little new inspiration in planning our program. This year, I added a new math table... This math table was originally a train table. For those of you who are [...]
Dominoes are a wonderful tool for play and I have a collection of dominoes that I pull out every school year for the children to explore. On this particular day, the children spent time tinkering with dominoes on our tinker table...
Over the past four years, I have blogged off and on about our math bags so I thought I would bring a little update to our use of the math bags this year. To begin with, each of our students have their own math bag that they take home each week and fill with five [...]
Lids are a wonderful resource to invite all kinds of early learning and development. We spent the day learning with LOTS of lids in our preschool classroom!
Stop on by and check out our exploration of popsicle patterns, lines, and designs in our preschool classroom!