10 Montessori-Inspired Math Activities for Toddlers

Maria Montessori used her understanding of child development to design a philosophy for teaching math to the young child.  Children are exposed to numbers and math in their daily lives, as they see numbers on calendars, clocks, and other daily objects, or hear their parents discussing money or how many of something exists.  In the […]

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Pi Day Activities for Preschoolers

Did you know Pi Day is March 14th (3/14)?  Normal people might not know that… but when your husband is a former Physics major/current engineer, you keep that date on your calendar.  And you might as well add it to yours — everyone needs a good excuse to eat pie! Although pi is a rather […]

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Math Concepts for Toddlers — “More Than”/”Less Than”

L’s newfound interest in the math section is keeping me on my toes!  I put together this quick work to explore “more” and “less” using dollar store objects — you can really use anything as long as you have enough of the same objects. I placed some dinosaur erasers in a bin on L’s math […]

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Preschool Math Activities — DIY Pattern Templates

I can’t believe my little girl is moving into the “preschool” age group, but it’s actually happening!  I tend to define (in my head) “toddler” as one- and two-year-olds, “preschool” as three- and four-year-olds, and “school-aged” as five and up, and L will be three in just a few short weeks!   I have had […]

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