|"It started as a square, then a cube and then a rectangular prism!"|
|Counting and patterning in the sand table.|
|Creating patterns and measuring the lines using loose parts. What math can you see?|
|D.A. worked to determine which line was longest using the measuring tool penne pasta. She determined that the curvy line is the longest.|
|2D shape creations. We still love making mandalas!|
- How tall do you think your structure is? How can you find out?
- How many ____ did you use?
- What would go next in your pattern?
- How do you know?
- What shapes are in your creation/drawing/structure?
- How many tickets do we need for everyone in our family to go on the ride? What coins do we need to use?
- My bike has 2 wheels and your bike has 3 wheels, how many wheels do we have all together?
- Which ____ do you think is longer? How can you show me.
- Show me your thinking.
- Tell me more.
This list could go on and on!
|Prompts or "talk moves" to encourage your child/students math thinking from 'Maximizing Math Learning in the Early Years'|
Math is naturally everywhere if you take the time to look. Cannot wait to see what our mathematicians do next!