## Math

**Name of activity:**Arranging blocks

**Category:**Math

**Materials:**Blocks (different colours)

**Brief Description:**Arrange blocks in a pattern (i.e. blocks of different colours - one coming after the other)

**K.D.I.:**Math: Seriation: Arranging several things one after another in a series or pattern and describing the relationships(big/bigger/biggest, red/blue/red/blue)

**Developmental Significance:**Cognitive development of math skills

**Name of activity:**Compare the Yarn

**Category:**Math

**Materials:**Yarn (cut in different sizes)

**Brief Description:**Put yarn on a table and have children arrange the yarn from the shortest to longest.

**K.D.I.:**Math: Seriation:

**Comparing attributes (longer/shorter, bigger/smaller)**

**Developmental Significance:**Cognitive development of math skills as comparing

**Name of activity:**Counting & comparing

**Category:**Math

**Materials:**Two bins containing pinecones & blocks, and two empty bins

**Brief Description:**Count pinecones and blocks, each into one of the empty bins, and then compare them to determine the amount

**K.D.I.:**Math: Number: Comparing the numbers of things in two sets to determine "more," "fewer," "same number"

**Developmental Significance:**Cognitive development of math skills as counting and comparing

**Name of activity:**Counting Pinecones

**Category:**Math

**Materials:**Pinecones, blocks, cars/toys(small), and bins

**Brief Description:**Have the children count pinecones, blocks, and cars/small toys each into one of the empty bins

**K.D.I.:**Math: Number: Counting objects

**Developmental Significance:**Cognitive development of math skills as counting

**Name of activity:**Sorting Blocks

**Category:**Math

**Materials:**Blocks (different colours and shapes)

**Brief Description:**Have the children sort blocks according to colours and shapes

**K.D.I.:**Math: Classification: Distinguishing and describing shapes

**Developmental Significance:**Cognitive development of math skills as sorting

**Name of activity:**Sorting Toys

**Category:**Math

**Materials:**Bins (with pictures of toys, which belong to that bin) and toys

**Brief Description:**Have the children sort toys by matching the pictures on the bins, after playing with them (during clean up time).

**K.D.I.:**Math: Classification: Sorting and matching

**Developmental Significance:**Cognitive development of math skills as sorting.

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