NUMBERS - We start simple with the counting
songs like 'Three Little Monkeys" and "One Two Buckle My Shoe" . We count
stairs as we climb and count days as we change the calendar. I try to
incorporate mathematics in all areas of my daycare. For example, outside
counting for Hide And Seek or in the Kitchen for measuring in baking and
cooking. We compare quantities of objects, and learn about time and space.
We have number puzzles and nesting buckets. There are many items we use to
count, sort, stack or group such as M & M's, Beads, or blocks. Outside
we can fill and dump the trucks or move through an Obstacle course.
(Climbing over, under, in, around,) I also have Trudy's Time and Space CD
which has great games involving seasons, clocks, days of the