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Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia of Math Activities for Children 3 to 6
Center:

Math/Numbers/Reasoning

Topic:

Numbers

Content:

Mathematics

Area:

Cognitive

Age:

3 through 4 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

large, blank calendar
names of the months, in large print
cutout numerals (1 to 31) that will fit into the calendar spaces



Instructions:

1. Staple the large calendar where the children can reach it.
2. Every day, invite the children to pick the correct numeral and put it in its
correct space on the calendar.
3. Announce to the children, “Today is (day’s date).”
4. Teach the children the following rhyme:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Saturday, and let’s begin again.
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
Saturday and that will be the end.
Today is ________!


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