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Low Prep Math: Number Order

Skills Number Order Counting Vocabulary: before, after Materials Deck of cards First, I laid out the cards in order and she matched each card. Next, I had her lay out the cards in order without laying them on top. She did use the previous line of card to help her. She told me, "Let's make… Continue reading Low Prep Math: Number Order

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“What should I be doing to get my child ready for Kindergarten?”

Teachers are a lot like doctors and nurses. When you have a weird rash or you feel like maybe you're dying but don't want to go into the doctor's office, you ask your nurse/doctor friend for advice or put out a facebook post saying "Doctor and Nurse friends...?" When you have a question like "Should… Continue reading “What should I be doing to get my child ready for Kindergarten?”

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Low-Prep Math: Dice and Chalk

I have to be honest. Many of the learning activities my kids do are usually thought up by them. This one was totally the 4-year-old's idea!  She found some dice in the garage and said she wanted to roll it and write her numbers. So that's what we did! My Kindergartener joined right in, and… Continue reading Low-Prep Math: Dice and Chalk

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Low Prep Math Activities: Dice

I use dice a ton in my 1st/2nd grade classrooms, but they could easily be used at home for math practice! With my preschooler, we rolled and did an action. For example, here she rolled a 2 and did 2 big jumps. This is a great way to get your kiddo moving and learning at… Continue reading Low Prep Math Activities: Dice

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Low Prep Math Activities: Missing Numbers

I LOVE math. It is my FAVORITE thing to teach at school, so of course I enjoy practicing it with my kids! This low-prep math activity works on: *Counting *Identifying numbers *Finding a missing number *Hand-eye coordination Simply write a number sequence on a jumbo craft stick and the missing number on a clothespin. (Mine… Continue reading Low Prep Math Activities: Missing Numbers