# Math Manipulatives

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Welcome back to the "Playful Maths" weekly series brought to you by Learn with Play at home (us) and The Imagination Tree Together, let's make MATHS FUN! ............................................................................................................ Last week I shared Learning Patterns with Lego. This week we bring you another 2 Playful Maths Activities using Natural Materials. This week we are focusing on counting and grouping. Other skills involved include fine motor, teen…

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Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or at school, to encourage plenty of open-ended play with a range of everyday materials.

Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or at school, to encourage plenty of open-ended play with a range of everyday materials.

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Math manipulatives are beneficial in so many ways. Your child will be able to “touch” and “see” the math concepts come to life. “1 + 1” will not only be something recalled from rote memorization but it will be understood. My kids have learned so much with the incorporation of these manipulatives into our daily …

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DIY Race to 20 fine motor math game for PreK/K; Fun math game with a Nursery Rhyme Theme!

During September I visited Louesa Byrne's K/1 classroom at Thompson and Lauren MacLean's K/1 classroom at Blair. Over several visits we created mathematical provocations for the students to engage with mathematics and allow the teachers an opportunity to assess what their students were able to do in the area of patterning and general number sense. Can you stack 5 rocks? Mathematical Intention: one-to-one correspondence, counting, decomposing 5 into parts What different patterns can you make?…