Practical uses of numbers are the best way to learn about them. When children create their own games and keep a tally of successes, their math skills add up. Encourage preschoolers to think of their own variations.
Closely supervise toddlers when they toss bags. Help them learn to judge how hard and in which direction to throw.
To make a box: Cover your work area with newspaper. Put on a Crayola® Art Smock. Fold the lids down on a large box.
Paint the box, inside and out, with Crayola® Washable Tempera and So Big® Brushes. Make it bright and beautiful. Dry overnight.
Decorate the game box with collage materials, glued on with Crayola® School Glue.
To make cards: On index cards, write the numbers from 1 to 10 with a Crayola® Washable Marker.
To make tossing bags: In small zipper bags, place small balls of different colors of Crayola® Dough. Close.
To play the game: Make a list of players if you want to keep score. Mix up the cards and place them face down. Decide where to place the box. How far away should players stand to toss bags into the box? Mark a line on the floor with masking tape. Set any
In turn, each player draws a card, to see how many times to try to get the bag into the box.
Each time the bag lands in the box, write a mark next to that player’s name. When the game is finished, count the marks to see how many times each person tossed the bag into the box.
Study the complex, geometric ornamentation of Islamic art. Discover intricate, authentic Zillij designs using math and a
Your imagination gets moving when you look at the photography of Eadweard Muybridge. Create an original painting of you
How can older students make a difference in the lives of younger ones? Create and share interactive storybooks to bring
Make a very special pop-up card for a very special author.
What’s inside a lizard? Or a cat, bird, or even yourself? Imagine you have X-ray eyes. Show bright bones and opaque orga
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