The key to coming up with great ideas for math in early childhood is to focus on mathematical thinking. What will get your child to using math in play? Whether your child is sorting different sizes or colors of flowers into vases or graphing a set of bottle caps, your child is building the skills to think and learn about mathematical concepts. 

Here are some ways we encourage mathematical thinking...

Drawing lines and ladders for math

The subject of ladders came up in my classroom a few weeks (or longer) ago and my class has been asking for me to bring a ladder in that they could climb ever since. So today, I brought in a ladder and we explored the ladder along with drawing our own lines and letters for math.

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