Understanding the equals sign is so important. Here's a simple way to introduce your young child to this important math concept. Understanding the equals sign. It's a pretty crucial concept to get to grips with when learning math. And yet, in my experience, so many children don't fully … [Read more...] about How to help your young child understand the equals sign (plus free printable)
Kindergarten and Grade 1
Use basic 2D shapes to create a unicorn picture. It's math meets crafts! To say unicorns are big in our house would be an understatement. When I said to my eldest the other day that we had to go shopping for school uniform, the reply I got was: "WE'RE GOING SHOPPING FOR A UNICORN?!!!". … [Read more...] about Unicorn shape craft
Number puzzles with a festive twist for preschool and kindergarten. Great for building number sense and practising counting skills this Christmas. Well, there's no escaping the fact that Christmas is well on its way (hoorah!). So it's time to start dusting off some of those fun Christmas … [Read more...] about Christmas Number Puzzles
Free shape dot marker printables for young children. Great for learning different 2D shapes whilst also practicing those fine motor skills. Go dotty for shapes with these fun dot marker shape printables! These math printables are a great way to get familiar with some important 2D shapes. … [Read more...] about Dot marker shape printables (FREEBIE!)
A fun shape sorting activity for young children. Great for identifying and naming basic 2D shapes. So today's sorting shapes activity was inspired by the ever-fabulous kids' show Sesame Street. We're all huge fans in this house. Today's episode was called Shape Hunt and our favourite Sesame … [Read more...] about Sorting shapes (a fun math activity for young children)
This post is all about math number puzzles - what they are and 5 reasons why they're a great math activity for young children. So today's post is all about number puzzles. Number puzzles are a great learning tool for young children who are just beginning to build number sense and learn … [Read more...] about 5 reasons why number puzzles are GREAT for young children.