Sometimes I write because I have something weighing on my heart. Other times, I write because I am avoiding homework. This post is a result of the later. Fall is almost here. Last week the temperature went below 75 degrees and became giddy with anticipation and excitement. Trader Joes has a display with leaves and … Continue reading A Shift in Seasons
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a beloved tale that follows a freshly hatched caterpillar in his quest for food. This book engages young learners and encourages them to count along. This book provides a starting place to begin counting and developing a concept of numbers 1-10. Not only that, the wonderful surprise ending is sure … Continue reading “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” By Eric Carle
How do dinosaurs count to ten? They start with 1 of course. 🙂 This tale by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague is sure to engage learners as they learn numbers 1-10 with the dinosaurs. The colorful pictures and crazy dinosaurs make this book come alive.
Join Miss Bloom and her eccentric guests at the Strawberry Inn. Will all 6 rooms be filled? What are the strange sounds in the night? Will someone remember the strawberry pie? Find the answers to these questions and more in this delightful story that introduces learners to fractions.
Little Paul Erdos loved math but despised rules, and he became one of the most famous and loved mathematicians in the world! In this colorful biography, Deborah Heligman and LeUyen Pham tell the story of Paul Erdos. This book is wonderful because it speaks about prime numbers, negative numbers, and inspires young mathematicians to reach … Continue reading The Boy Who Loved Math
How many ways can you count to one hundred? By counting toes, polka dots, peanuts, and more! This book is the perfection lead up to the one hundredth day of school and is great for encouraging students to see how many ways they can count to one hundred.
What do two snails and one spider make? A whole lot of feet! This book builds a foundation for the concept of addition with animals, people, and their feet. Read this book if you would like to know how an insect and a snail make seven.