So, let me share some fun ways that we have engaged our preschoolers: These are the obvious sorting activities, but there are so many others that just seem to happen naturally throughout our morning. I often add a number line so they can place the items on the line while they count.
Putting things away in proper bins, sorting what goes into the trash and what goes back into the bag at snack time, sorting the colored markers when putting them away. (This is great 1:1 correspondence, too.)Count the Frogs on the Log We learn about and draw shapes in many ways.
Buy paper meant for this purpose with red dotted lines where the middle of the letters will lie.
This will help your little one learn the shape of each letter.
She is the author of The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education.
Ages 3-5 are crucial times when children learn and develop.
Let me just get it out there that I did not like math as a child.
Now, that was a long time ago, and thankfully teaching has come a long ways.
What I learned is that math can be done during all three of those times, and other times as well.
And so, this is how we engage our preschoolers into the world of math.