It is important to create and provide meaningful math for preschool children. Children learn as they explore, interact and have meaningful discussion about math.
In order for children to explore and interact with math we must set up our preschool classrooms to have a math rich environment through out the whole classroom. This includes math through…
· Hands on Experiences
Math Through Out the Classroom Environment
Including Math Books with Props
Around the room (this is on the end of shelf)
The top sentence says put numbers in order. A number line is provided from 0 to 20.
Around the room (this is on the back of a shelf in the dramatic play area)
Children can move the calendar numbers around (each square has Velcro on the back)
During Calendar time different shapes and color patterns are provided with the numbers.
Picture Daily Schedule with clocks and numbers
Teachers help young children develop their number sense by surrounding them with a number-rich environment.