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• #### Geometry and the Introduction of Spatial Sense

Geometry is an important concept to explore for young children; it will help build and contribute to their understanding of shapes as they engage with shapes. As children begin to develop their spatial sense, they will learn to compare and manipulate mental images.

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• #### Curiosity Required: 3 Activities to Inspire an Interest in STEM

STEM is a vital part of children’s education, but what should you do if there are children who don’t seem to find interest in STEM concepts?

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• #### Teaching Computation

Computation is one of the earliest math skills we learn. Children as young as two notice when something is more or less (especially when that something is food or toy related.) Young children are also concerned with division, seeking to have things split up equally in order to ensure fairness. With computation as the basis for all mathematical functions, it makes sense to begin teaching it to preschoolers through this natural curiosity about numbers. The question is how best to do it.

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• #### Paint-Chip Play Ideas

Everyone has gone to the hardware store and seen the massive wall of cards showing the plethora of paint colors. But have you ever thought of incorporating them into the classroom?

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• #### Pumpkin Seed Math

Fun counting activities aren’t hard to do. They can be as simple as counting seasonal materials, like leaves in the fall, or pumpkin seeds at Halloween! Try this pumpkin seed activity from The GIANT Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6 with your students today!

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• #### Tens and Ones: Place Value Lesson Plan Ideas

Early childhood math lesson plans can be hard to make, especially if some of your learners are still struggling with certain math concepts like place value. Lesson plans to teach place value and number sense are a great way to enrich your early childhood math curriculum and support your students.

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• #### Curiosity Required: 3 Activities to Inspire an Interest in STEM

STEM is a vital part of children’s education, but what if there are children who don’t seem to find interest in STEM concepts?

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• #### Practicing Addition with Dice

Addition games for kindergarten readiness can become fun experiences when teachers use something easily found around schools or homes: dice. See how math games for kids become fun, hands-on activities when children use dice in their learning. You will quickly see how math games for kindergarten readiness become popular among your preschoolers!

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• #### Math for Toddlers—Matching, Counting, Shapes, and More

Teaching math to toddlers can be more fun than you think. In early childhood education, the math skills children learn are at their most basic form, focusing on concepts rather than numbers and formulas. These abstract ideas are the foundation of all other mathematic skills, which makes math for toddlers very important! Of course, that doesn’t mean learning it has to be overly serious. Math games for toddlers make learning these ideas fun, which makes it easier for children to learn and remember them. Meanwhile, hands-on math activities help make applying them to other math concepts easier.

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• #### Learning to Measure!

Can toddlers do math? Teaching math to toddlers may seem pointless to some parents and teachers who think math concepts might be too difficult for toddlers to understand. However, children from birth to age three are in the most fertile period of their entire lives for cognitive development. Math for toddlers enhances not only their math understanding, but helps them to development important social-emotional and problem solving skills as well.

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Our collection of math activities for toddlers, infants and preschoolers was created by award-winning authors, and were designed specifically for teachers charged with shaping and fostering early childhood education. These educational activities place an emphasis on learning through open-ended play and exploration. Our library of activities can be easily tailored to inspire preschoolers to think in patterns, learn how to classify objects, and view math as a playful adventure.

At home, parents can engage their children in fun math activities for toddlers and preschoolers with just a few household items. Because preschoolers learn best by using their bodies to explore the world around them, Gryphon House activities are based on making learning basic math principles fun and interactive.

Teaching math to kindergartners, toddlers and preschoolers can be accomplished through investigative play and following the scientific method to uncover how the world works. Connect with us on Facebook for the latest math activities for preschoolers and early childhood education news.

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