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  • 1. Math & Sci for Early Childhood CDEC-2307-001 98171 Math & Sci for Early ChildhoodMath & Sci for Early Childhood CDECCDEC--23072307--001 98171001 98171 Slide Show Presented By:Slide Show Presented By: Katisha SumnerKatisha Sumner
  • 2. Matching • Leaf Matching Game • Individuals or Groups • Materials: color and shape matching leaves. • Encourage the children to make matched based on color and shape. • The Children were able to make matches based on color and shape as well as grouping leaves by just color or shape.
  • 3. Numbers • Numbers/Dots Game • Individual or Groups • Materials: Number cards 0-5, 15 dots • Encourage the children to pick a card, identify the number and add the correct amount of dots to the card. • Some children could identify numbers 1-3 very well, while others worked well with all 0-5
  • 4. Classifying • Color Game • Individual or Groups • Materials: 5 different colors of construction paper, 4 objects matching each color. • Encourage the children to classify the objects by color, placing each object on the matching construction paper. • The children had a lot of fun with this activity, they all were able to classify by colors.
  • 5. Classifying
  • 6. Comparing • Apples to Oranges • Class • Materials: 1 apple and 1 orange, enough slices of each to pass out to your class. • Encourage the class to compare the apples to the orange. We discussed size, shape, color, texture and taste. • They loved this project because they got to eat it.
  • 7. Comparing
  • 8. Shapes • Pipe Cleaner Game • Individual or Group • Pipe Cleaners and Shape cards • Encourage the children to name the shape on the card you hold up, then copy the shape with their pipe cleaner. • The children were good at Circles and triangles, but got frustrated with the pipe cleaner.
  • 9. Space • Space • Group • Discuss space with students, up on top, to the side, inside, and bottom. • I took the class on to the play ground and I had them use the train set to show me if they understood the meaning of on top, bottom ect.
  • 10. Parts/Whole • Fraction Pizzas • Individual or Group • Fractions Pizza Card, 1 whole, 2 halves and 4 ¼ slices of Pizza. • Encourage the children to build a whole Pizza using different slices.
  • 11. Parts/Whole
  • 12. Ordering • Pattern Game • Individual or Groups • Pattern blocks of different size, shape and color and shoe strings. • Encourage the children to make patterns using the blocks by stringing them onto the shoe strings. • I was very surprised at the patterns the children were able to make.
  • 13. Ordering • Number Game • Individual • Number cards 0-5 • Encourage the child to place the numbers in order. • All the children were able to put some of the cards in order, I had a few who could have gone passed five.
  • 14. Ordering
  • 15. Measurements • Mixing Play dough • Class • Materials: measuring cups, bowls, spoons, flour, salt. Water and food coloring. • Mix together 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of salt, and ¾ a cup of colored water and mix well.
  • 16. Measurements
  • 17. Graphing • Favorite fruit Apples or Oranges • Class • Need a slice of Apple and orange for each student to taste, and graphing materials. • Each student marked their favorite and we graphed it.
  • 18. Graphing
  • 19. Findings • I spent no money on any of these projects. • These were all projects that I made from materials that my classroom already had. • They were fun for the children and made good transition games.