During circle time, or throughout carpet time, read a book that has exposure to number sense, either by counting, number words, numerals etc. This reinforces the new knowledge and skills of number sense and it bridges language and math together!
I have used numerous books throughout my placements to connect with number sense.
But, this one always stands out and is most effective!
- “Chicka Chicka 1,2,3” By: Bill Martin Jr., Michael Sampson
Not only is incorporating literacy and math together a great strategy to spark the children’s interest, but adding…
a SONG and MUSIC
and maybe? ART?