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1. The Importance of Subitizing
Subitizing is being able to automatically identify the quantity of a set of objects without actually counting the objects. This is a very important skill in terms of number sense.
2. How to Teach Your Child Cardinality & Counting
Cardinality is a concept under the umbrella term number sense. It is vitally important in a child's future math skills. Find out how to work on cardinality and counting with your preschooler.
3. Number Sense Development
Number sense can be considered the foundation of all other math skills. How does it develop in young children? Is it innate? Or does it need to be taught?
4. Number Sense : The Foundation of Math
Counting from memory is a fun and exciting milestone to watch develop in your child. Statistics show that the development of number sense in a child entering kindergarten is highly predictive of their future math skills. Find out what number sense is, and why it is very important.
5. Movement Based Letter Recognition Activities
Check out these engaging activities to teach your child letter names and letter sounds.
6. Movement Based ABC Activities
Teach your kids the alphabet and letter sounds with these 3 fun activities.
7. The Importance of Print Concept Skills
Research has shown a direct correlation between a young child's print concepts skills and their future success in reading, spelling, and writing. Read to find out how you can teach your child these important skills.
8. St. Patty's Day for Pre-K!
Start planning now for St. Pat's Day with your child in Pre-K!
9. A Teacher's Guide To Show and Tell Themes
Sharing, otherwise known as show and tell, is a widely popular event with the preschool crowd. As a preschool teacher, you never know what might show up for show and tell. An exotic pet? A baby sibling? An electric guitar? Set a monthly theme so you don't get any unwanted surprises!
10. Alphabet Show and Tell - Ideas from A to Z
Many preschools have a letter of the week and the weekly show and tell usually coincides with this. Thinking of something for your child to bring that begins with a certain letter sounds simple enough, but when push comes to shove it often becomes tricky. Check out these ideas.
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