Mathematics

Lessons focused on skill development – counting, addition & subtraction, measurement & data, and geometry.

#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 ...
100th Day of School STEM Activities

100th Day of School STEM Activities

Celebrate the 100th Day of school with this growing list of STEM activities related to the number 100! ...
Clothespin Card Correspondence Game

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 ...
Color Me 100

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 ...
Cover Up - a hack of Muggins!

Cover Up – a hack of Muggins!

Cover Up is a hack of the game Muggins! with various leveled versions below to make it accessible to students starting in preschool. All you need to do is print the game board, get dice ...
Fourto

Fourto

Fourto is a hack of the game Quarto. Learn how to make your own pieces for either $2 with dollar store pieces, the cost of copies of the 2D pieces, or use the template to ...
Get Outta Here! - a hack of Knock-Out!

Get Outta Here! – a hack of Knock-Out!

Get Outta Here! (also available in the kinder Excuse Me, Please version for littles) is a hack of the game Knock-Out! with various leveled versions below to make it accessible to students starting in preschool ...
Measuring Scavenger Hunt with Tubes

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 ...
Out of This World Grid Game

Out of This World Grid Game

A simple game using dice to help young mathematicians practice counting ...
SET

SET

Race or collaboratively find a SET of three cards where each attribute (color, shape, number, and shading) is either all the same value or all different values on each card. SET builds cognitive, logical, and ...
Stanford DREME Math Ideas - Picture Books, Math Snacks, and Card Games

Stanford DREME Math Ideas – Picture Books, Math Snacks, and Card Games

Stanford's Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education has eight pages of ideas for young mathematicians! Find them here! ...
Test Tube Patterns

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 ...
Trading Up - Two for One

Trading Up – Two for One

Key Question How many of the final colored (orange, in the example) pieces can you collect? Learning Objectives Children will… practice counting. use conversions to trade up Unifix cubes for those with higher values. subitize ...
Uno, Dos, Tres - Unifix Cubes Patterns and Math

Uno, 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 ...

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