Simple domino math for preschoolers

Dominoes can supply an endless array of fun activities in the preschool classroom and our simple domino math is one of several activities I would like to share with you…

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

Of course, dominoes naturally leads to many types of mathematical concepts. We began our day by exploring patterns with black and white dominoes during circletime…

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

While making simple AB or black/white patterns, I noticed my Pre-K students stopping to count the dots on their dominoes and many of my students would even stop to add the dots on both ends of the dominoes…

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

After the children spent a little time exploring domino patterning with me in circle time, they were sent off to explore our other centers for the morning. One of those centers was a different kind of domino math activity…

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

At the table the children found a basket of dominoes, white lids, and large blank dominoes made out of foam board with a strip of tape down the middle…

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

To play the game, the children picked a domino out of the basket and then used it as a model for counting out lids and putting them on the cardboard domino…

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

As the children counted and sorted lids on to their cardboard dominoes, I took a few minutes to draw their attention to how the dots on each domino were positioned in a specific pattern which helps us know by just looking at the domino how many dots are on each side…

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

A quick and easy way of promoting simple math skills in my pre-k class!

Simple Domino Math for Preschoolers by Teach Preschool

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By |2013-09-27T10:27:24+00:00September 27th, 2013|

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Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.

5 Comments

  1. Julie S September 27, 2013 at 11:50 am - Reply

    I love coming to your blog. It’s such an excellent resource for preK projects and activities and you always make me eager to get back to the classroom. Thank you!

    • Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. September 27, 2013 at 12:29 pm - Reply

      I’m so glad to know that Julie. Thank you:)

  2. Maria Ysabel September 27, 2013 at 10:11 pm - Reply

    What a creative and awesome idea. I love to replicate your ideas in my Head Start preschool class. Today I prepared slime using your recipe and it was such a hit. Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge!!!

    • Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. September 28, 2013 at 1:36 am - Reply

      Yay! I am so glad the slime was a hit!!

  3. Jackie Higgins September 30, 2013 at 9:55 pm - Reply

    This is such a great idea! My son is super impressed with the jumbo dominoes that are in his Kindergarten classroom. Now he can make his own jumbo dominoes! He’s going to be so excited by this!

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