Mathematics Activities for 3-5 Year Olds
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|Format: ||Paperback / softback, 176 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 16 July 2009|
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This book provides a highly practical resource with starting points for young children beginning to learn about mathematics through engaging activities. In the early years Mathematics is introduced to young children through oral work and practical activities. This highly practical resource provides starting points for young children beginning to learn about mathematics through engaging activities. To help with visual stimulation many of the activities involve using practical resources, which can be found in most early years settings. The activities are very versatile and can be run with whole classes or small groups.
Table of Contents
The book will provide a wealth of activities for use in the early years; Each activity will cover; An explanation of the mathematics to which they contribute; An insight into the way children learn mathematics.
About the Author
Dr Margaret Sangster is Principal Lecturer and Programme Director of the BA (Hons) in Primary Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. She worked for many years as a primary teacher, and as a mathematics advisory teacher before moving to Higher Education. Dr Rona Catterall has a wealth of experience as a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education. Before moving into higher education she worked with children aged 3 to 11 as a class teacher, Deputy-head, Acting Headteacher and as a mathematics advisory teacher in the North West.
'A brilliant collection of enjoyable mathematical activities for young children beginning to learn in a formal situation. In-depth overviews of the concepts, with a useful cross-reference guide to the activities, provide a valuable means towards tracking progress.' Alan Thwaites, author and primary maths specialist, East Sussex--Sanford Lakoff 'Fun is an essential part of learning maths, and the activities and games in this book give teachers and children an enjoyable and practical range of ideas to use and develop in any early years setting.' Rose Griffiths, University of Leicester --Sanford Lakoff
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.|
24.51 x 17.17 x 1.32 centimetres (0.32 kg)|
15+ years |