The number line is a very simple game that invites the children to use their whole bodies. As you know, young children learn best when they are actively involved in the learning process and this definitely gets them involved. To begin our number line game, the children each picked a number card. I used tape to create a number line on the floor and we placed the number "0" on the first line on the floor [...]
Who knew that number lines could be so much fun? Well my students and I found out just how much fun they can be during one of our recent math bag days. We started our morning math by reading "The Line Up Book" by Marisabina Russo. This is a simple to read aloud book about a boy who is being called to eat his lunch but decides he needs to make a line of toys, [...]
How do you teach a child his ABC's and 123's? Well, that is the very question we asked our fellow bloggers last week. They linked up some of their best posts to our Discover & Explore linky, sharing some wonderful ideas for teaching letters and numbers. Here are a few of our favorites: Little Bins for Little Hands shared this bright, hands-on Preschool Numbers and Colors Grid Game Pre-Kinders shared a fantastic round up of Alphabet [...]
Today, I thought I would share with you our Alphabet box we will use as part of our circletime introduction to each letter this year! Come and join our ABC & 123 linky too!
Exploring math with these fun do-it-yourself fun math boxes and lots of stuff saved from around the school or house!
When I told the children that they actually can have eight legs like an octopus, they told me that this could not be possible. So I had to show them that they could!
A fun way to get preschoolers thinking and talking about letters and numbers while having fun with a little drawing and block play too!
Our class came to preschool and enjoyed the fun and crazy antics of the Dr. Seuss book titled, "Wacky Wednesday."
To extend our exploration of length and measurement, we made our own measuring tapes in preschool.
Exploring our numbers with the book "One" and a fun number game!