Clothespin Card Correspondence Game

Key Question What is the number? Learning Objectives Children will … • pair each number card with the equal number of clothespins. • say the number aloud and touch each object as they count aloud. Materials 1 deck of playing cards 100 clothespins (plastic colored clothespins also allow for exploring patterns)

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#MicDropMath Card Tricks for Young Mathematicians

Key Question How can we use math to entertain our family and friends with card tricks they think are magic? Learning Objectives Children will be curious about… learn the steps for performing two different self-working card tricks practice counting to 10 learn pairs of numbers that add up to ten Materials A deck of regular…

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Measuring Scavenger Hunt with Tubes

Learning Objectives Children will… • define measurement. • explore measurement with paper towel or toilet paper tubes. Key Question What can we measure with tubes? Materials Paper towel tubes (1 per person) Toilet paper tubes (2 per person)

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Unos, Dos, Tres – Unifix Cubes Patterns and Math

Key Questions What is the pattern? What is the number? What do the numbers add up to? Learning Objectives Children will… create patterns. apply one-to-one correspondence counting. demonstrate adding numbers with cards and cubes. break total tower of cubes down into towers of tens and single cubes – ones. Materials Unifix Cubes Uno Cards Dry…

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Test Tube Patterns

Key Question What is the repeating pattern? Learning Objectives Children will… recognize and name colors. construct patterns. utilize tweezers to pick up pom-poms for fine motor practice. Materials Test tubes (baby soda bottles recommended) Printout of test tube template Craft pom-poms Book ring (1” or bigger) Blank 4×6 index cards Jumbo tweezers (not pictured) Hole…

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Color Me 100

Roll a die. Starting at 1, color in that many squares. Switch colors, roll die again, and color in that many squares. Continue until you reach 100! How many rolls did it take you to get to 100? Bonus Question: DaNel made a mistake in the pattern she was using to color in her 100.…

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