Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity - The Imagination Tree
Have fun playing this beans and flower pots counting activity using the simplest of materials! Playful, hands-on maths game for preschoolers and school age
This week we began the tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. Today I thought I would share a few of the math activities we have been doing. They are obvious ideas but perhaps new in the application in this story! I wanted to take the concepts of "enormous" and "giant" and bring them to life with math. The Giant's Hand and Estimation I had a super large hand photocopied on paper that we estimated how many beans would fit in the palm of the "giant's" hand. Guesses ranged from 4 to 1000. We counted…
White Line Pebble Maths
It’s hard not to be inspired by pebbles. You pick them up, you look at them and they speak silently to you in ways that words can’t describe. They are inexplicably powerful. Sometimes o…
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Chinese New Year - Stimulating Learning
Activities for Early Years children, linked with Chinese New Year - from Rachel (",)
Goldilocks and the three bears size ordering
Goldilocks and the three bears size ordering - A versatile activity for size ordering.
Last week (yes, I'm a little behind) we read Jack and the Beanstalk, which ties in nicely to my seeds and planting theme. We began by reading Jack and the Beanstalk (the version by Little Golden Books). When we finished reading the story, we noticed that there was a large note hanging on our Morning…
Extended Math Fact Jack & the Beanstalk Game
Fee Fi Foe Fum, let's have some math fun!! My son's 3rd grade class has been working on extended facts (e.g. 3 x 3 is 9 so 3 x 30 is 90, 3 x 300 is 900, 30 x 30 is 900, etc.). They've also been writing their own fairy tales. To expand on what he's been learning at school, I made a fun fairy tale-inspired math facts game for him. Want to make this game too? What you Need 8 pages of white cardstock (or 6 pages of cardstock and 2 plain office paper) Beanstalk game board and extended facts…