- Look for the Everyday Math Home Links in your child’s folder.
- Play Everyday Math games (please contact me for your child’s login and password).
- Count everywhere you go! The car is a great place for counting. Try starting from different numbers.
- Practice writing numbers in sand, shaving cream, or play-doh. If 0-10 are mastered, work on those tricky teens.
- Look for teen numbers everywhere! We like this teen number song: Numbers in the Teens Have a Group of Ten
- Sort objects into groups: buttons, coins, toys, groceries. What is the same about these objects? What is different?
- Make patterns with colors, sounds, actions, blocks, anything! Try to make AB, ABB, AAB, and ABC patterns.
- Look for patterns in the world around you.
- Measure things by comparing two objects to see which is longer/shorter, bigger/smaller, lighter/heavier.
- Explore 2D and 3D shapes with this Starfall game.
Number Writing Chants:
1: Start at the top and down you run, that’s the way to make a one.
2: A cane and a shoe, that’s the way to make a two.
3: Around the tree, around the tree, that’s the way to make a three.
4: Down and across and slice through the door, that’s the way to make a four.
5: Skinny neck, belly fat, Mr. Five wears a hat.
6: Start at the top, pull down and go around, the number six you have found.
7: Across the sky and go see Kevin, that’s the way to make a seven.
8: Make an S and close the gate, that’s the way to make an eight.
9: A circle and a line, that’s the way to make a nine.