Category Archives: Math

How Do I Introduce the ABC’s and 123’s to Preschoolers?

ABC’s and 123’s Book for Playful Learning As an educator for 33 years, I’ve often fielded questions from parents and colleagues about appropriate ways to introduce literacy and math concepts to preschoolers.  I’m honored to co-author the ABC’s and 123’s Book to guide parents … Continue reading

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Rainforest Tree Frog Math Games for Preschoolers!

If you are new to the Wednesday #TeachECE series, we WELCOME you!  Each week, we partner with other early childhood professionals to offer playful learning activities centered around a weekly theme.  This week, activity suggestions revolve around a RAINFOREST THEME.  … Continue reading

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Spring STEM for Preschool: Flower Construction Challenge

If you are new to the #TeachECE Wednesday series, WELCOME!  Each week we partner with other Early Childhood professionals to offer you, our valued readers, activities and suggestions centered around a weekly theme.  This week we’ll focus on SPRING STEM … Continue reading

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Mystery Mitten Tactile Counting Game for Preschool!

If you are new to the Wednesday articles from the #TeachECE Team, we wish you a warm WELCOME!  Every week, we partner with some amazing blogs to bring YOU new ideas for playful learning at home or for use in … Continue reading

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STEAM Explorations in Early Childhood: Tessellating Shapes!

STEAM activities engage skills from various educational disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math) to invite young kids to discover new knowledge through inquiry and solution-based learning. By combining playful investigations in Early Childhood with a STEAM Education approach … Continue reading

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Establishing REAL RELATIONSHIPS with NUMBERS in Preschool! #TeachECE

MATH! That one word has probably caused more anxiety for students (and some adults) than any other discipline.  For many parents and educators, negative experiences with numbers and math in the past may present a “personal road block” when guiding … Continue reading

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