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• Summer Science Activities for Kids

With summer just around the corner, science experiments are a wonderful way to get young children moving and learning! Preschool science activities foster children’s curiosity and inquiry skills. Hands-on science for kids allows children to explore this curiosity while absorbing the lessons in a lasting way.

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Math for toddlers doesn’t have to be boring! Math activities for toddlers are a fun way to show young children that math is all around them and how to use it in everyday play. Preschool math books, like The GIANT Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6, are a great resource for parents and teachers looking for exciting ways to bring math to their little learners.

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• Building Number Sense

Most of us learned about mathematics long before we began writing out equations and analyzing word problems. Math for toddlers is not complex arithmetic or even simple addition and subtraction; rather, it is learning what numbers are and how they are used. This idea is called number sense. Math activities for preschoolers focus on basic counting, what different numbers mean, which numbers are more and which are less, and how numbers are used in everyday situations. The knowledge that three blocks is the same number as three balls or three trucks is vital to learning more advanced math and can be exciting and mind-blowing to young children.

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• Fun with Sorting

Math is often portrayed as a scary thing. Many see it as an obstacle that students must overcome on the path to learning, a necessary evil. Even parents and teachers may think of math only as complex formulas and rule memorization, but math, especially early math, can be much simpler. So simple, in fact, children begin learning it long before they reach school. Math for toddlers consists of hearing numbers and learning to apply them. The primary way this is done is with sorting.

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• 4 Fun STEM Projects for Kids!

What is STEM education? As teaching STEM in the early years becomes more common, many educators may find themselves asking this question. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education develops crucial skills in children that they will use the rest of their lives and apply to other areas of learning beyond science and math.

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• How to Teach Telling Time

Teaching telling time is an important lesson for early education. Learning telling time helps children begin their early math skills and start to better understand the world around them.

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• Exciting Everyday Science Activities for Toddlers

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• Make Math Fun with These Math Activities for Toddlers

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• Lesson Plan Idea: Shapes for Kids

Teach how to identify and continue a pattern with this fun patterning game for kids. This shapes game for preschoolers is perfect for ages 4 and up and is a great introduction of triangles for kids. Taken from Learn Every Day About Shapes, this book provides plenty of shapes for kids to learn basic geometry.

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• Junk Drawer

printable Movement and Play Math Science Small Group

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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