Early Math Lesson Ideas

Early Math Lesson Ideas

Math is so much fun and means so much more to little ones when it concretely builds understanding.  So many times, we skip over “the tough stuff” because we think our little people can’t handle it.  Below are a few activities I have done with my five-year-old to begin building two of those “tough” concepts…

Standard Measurement with Play Dough

Standard Measurement with Play Dough

This hands-on, literature-based math activity will help your younger students concretely understand the concept of standard measurement. This post contains affiliate links. Target Age Range: K-2 Skills Covered: non-standard measurement, standard measurement, making comparisons, fine motor skills, reading Understanding measurement doesn’t have to be hard for little ones.  In fact, teaching it early with concrete…

Yummy Shapes

  Target Age Range:  PK-1st Skills Covered:  shape names, cutting, fine motor, baking, creativity This living math lesson for little people is simple and motivating.  Who doesn’t want a cookie break in the middle of the school day?? 1. Make your favorite sugar cookie dough recipe first and refrigerate it.  For a real living math…

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