Mathematics for Young Minds: Number Activities



About this product

‘Mathematics for Young Minds: Number’ is an instruction activity book filled with 60 developmentally sequenced Pre-K to Grade 1 number activities.

It also includes blackline masters and informal assessment guidelines

Product Details

This book focuses on helping young learners develop an understanding of the four big concepts of number:

  • Counting
  • Quantity
  • Ordinal
  • Relative Position

Learning these concepts is critical for future development of the essential life skill, mental computation.

Activities Overview

Each section of this book contains three activities for each of the five cognitive components. The five cognitive components are:

  • Representing
  • Reasoning
  • Communicating
  • Making Connections
  • Problem Solving

These Pre-K to 1st grade number activities involve exposing young children to the initial reasoning processes that include identifying and describing quantity and relative position.

These activities encourage children to:

  • Communicate reasoning
  • Engage in discussion
  • Reflect on experiences
  • Connect new ideas with existing mathematical knowledge

Activities can be further divided into:

  • Individual Activities
  • Small-Group Activities
  • Whole-Class Activities
  • Reproducible blackline activities

Additional information

Weight1 lbs

Features & Benefits

  • Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Promoted in Students
  • Expand and deepen conceptual knowledge
  • Encourage representation abilities
  • Strengthen problem solving skills
  • Develop communication skills
  • Problem solve and connect mathematical ideas

Target Audience

Pre-K – Grade 1

Series Overview

The Mathematics for Young Minds Set is a collection of 6 teacher instruction activity books for Pre-K through to Grade 1. The series provides activities that are rich in concrete materials and language to expand and deepen conceptual knowledge.

These activities, which include blackline masters, help young children in the initial reasoning processes of identifying and describing attributes, matching, sorting, comparing, measurement, and ordering.