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One of my favorite math toys…I mean math manipulatives…to use with my children when they are young is an abacus! It’s a non-messy way to play with 100 loose parts at once. You can do so many different math activities with an abacus like counting, skip counting, addition, and subtraction, while also developing fine motor […]Continue reading
Here are my three current favorite numbers and counting math activities for my 4-year-old. He really likes these and so do I! I’ve noticed a big improvement in his interest in numbers and his number sense since we’ve started these. Luke is not overly enthusiastic about math, so I love that we can sneak these […]Continue reading
We have been using a 1-100 abacus to practice counting lately. We found ours at a thrift store for $6, but you can find them from lots of different places and in lots of different materials/styles. The pictured one is made by Melissa and Doug.Roughly once a day I’ll model counting to 100 for the […]Continue reading