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Summer Learning: Math and Reading Sidewalk Chalk Activities

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Very soon, the kids will be out of school for summer. While that means lots of fun activities, we don't want them to experience too much of the "summer slide," where they lose some of what they learned during the school year. To avoid this, it's a good idea…

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Education: 8 Ways to Keep Math Skills Up in the Summer

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Education—Summer is the break kids look forward so they can shut off their minds. But summer is also three months out of the year when your kid’s developing brains should be practicing and staying in shape. As summer activities begin, keep your children’s minds open and ready for growth…

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Winter Preschool Math Activity

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When teaching math to young children, we often think of number-related concepts, such as counting forward, counting backward, simple addition, and simple subtraction. However, there are a lot of mathematical concepts that can be taught to preschool-age children that are not necessarily related to numbers and operations. Image courtesy of

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5 Simple Preschool Math Activities

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Before young children are able to perform simple mathematical operations, like addition and subtraction, they must first understand that the visual representation of a number, the way it is written, represents a set or quantity. For example, if I see the number 5 written on a piece of paper,…

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Thanksgiving Math Activities

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It's so much fun to come up with creative learning activities to fit a specific theme! Thanksgiving has lots of iconic images of Pilgrims, Native Americans, corn, and pumpkin pie, but I thought this turkey themed math activity would be perfect. Thanksgiving Themed Math Activities for Preschool and Elementary Kids…

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