Resources

Resources

Articles

  1. HS Child Development and Early Learning Framework
  2. Subitizing: What is it? Why teach it? by Doug Clements or here Doug ClementsSubitizing: What is it? Why Teach it?” http://gse.buffalo.edu/fas/clements/files/Subitizing.pdf
  3. Article. Stipek, D., Schoenfeld, A., & Gomby, D. (2012). Math matters, even for little kids. Education Week. Retrieved from http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/03/28/26stipek.h31.html
  4. Article Making Play Work for Education by Deborah Weisberg and colleagues (6 pages). http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~deenas/papers/weisberg-etal-kappan-2015.pdf
  5. Video. YouTube. (2013, November 22). Why Early Childhood is the Right Time to Start Learning Math – Doug Clements [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Z0djuCDKA
  6. Videos about How Many Are Hiding, Finger Games, and Teacher Guided Instruction. (2015). Games for Young Mathematicians. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJrBWHRIatHuqAlTXs4X9yRiih3hEw8Cj
  7. Video about Two Numbers. (2016). Games for Young Mathematicians. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJrBWHRIatHu0nfInJw3PkjUQSWtdMM97
  8. Video. YouTube. (2011). By the Numbers – Who Has More [Video File]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJW6FfKRbUs
  9. Video. YouTube. (2015). Problem Solving Development: Composing Shapes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8Nr7VoRasQ Doug Clements describes the Composing Geometric Shapes learning trajectories for young children.
  10. Website. http://www.mathatplay.org/resources_v.html A website with suggestions for games, activities, books, materials, and videos for mathematics toddlers to preschoolers.

Math Picture Books

Riddle books:

  • Math Fables by Greg Tang
  • Math Fables Too by Greg Tang
  • Math For All Seasons: Mind-Stretching Math Riddles by Greg Tang

Shape:

  • Mouse Shape by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  • Which One Doesn’t Belong?: A Shapes Book by Christopher Danielson
  • Color Zoo by Lois Ehlert
  • Round is a Tortilla or Round is Mooncake  by Roseanne Thong
  • Shapes (Math Counts)
  • Shapes and Things by Tana Hoban
  • So Many Circles, So Many Squares by Tana Hoban
  • The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns
  • Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young
  • What is Square? By Rebecca K. Dotlich
  • Village of Round and Square by Ann Grifalconi
  • Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crocket Johnson
  • The Silly Story of Goldie Locks and the Three Squares by Grace Maccarone
  • There’s a Square: A Book about Shapes by Mary Serfozo
  • Brown Rabbit’s Shape Book by Alan Baker
  • Bear in a Square by Stella Blackstone
  • The Wing on a Flea: A Book about Shapes by Ed Emberley
  • Up Goes the Skyscaper! by Gail Gibbons
  • Manhattan Skyscrapers by Eric Peter Nash and Norman McGrath
  • Building a House by Byron Barton

Pattern

  • The A-B-A-B-A A Book of Pattern Play by Brian P. Cleary
  • Pattern Bugs by Trudy Harris
  • Patterns (Math Counts)
  • The Napping House (growing pattern) by Audrey Wood
  • Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow 

Counting

  • Ten Black Dots by Donald Crews
  • Mouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  • Anno’s Counting Book by Mitsumasa Anno
  • Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin and James Dean
  • How Many Snails? by Paul Giganti
  • Fish Eyes: A book you can count on by Lois Ehlert
  • Hippos Go Berserk! by Sandra Boynton
  • Quack and Count by Keith Baker
  • Math Counts: Numbers
  • Balancing Act by Ellen Stoll Walsh
  • Uno, Dos, Tres: One, Two, Three by Pat Mora
  • Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
  • The Napping House by Audrey Wood
  • Two Ways to Count to Ten: A Liberian Folktale by Ruby Dee
  • Doggies by Sandra Boynton
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Seashells by the Seashore by Marianne Berkes
  • The Baseball Counting Book by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
  • Five Little Ducks: An Old Rhyme by Pamela Paparone
  • Miss Spider’s Tea Party by David Kirk
  • Remainder of One by Elinor Pinczes
  • One Hundred Hungry Ants both by Elinor Pinczes
  • Zero the Hero by Joan Holub
  • Rooster’s Off to See the Word by Eric Carle
  • Too Many Eggs: A Counting Book by M. Christina Butler
  • 10 Bears in My Bed: A Goodnight Countdown by Stanley Mack
  • One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root
  • One Was Johnny: A Counting Book by Maurice Sendak
  • Fiesta by Ginger Foglesong Guy
  • One Hungry Monster: A Counting Book in Rhyme by Susan Heyboer O’Keefe
  • Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang
  • My Love for You by Susan L. Roth
  • Feast for 10 by Cathryn Falwell
  • My Visit to the Dinosaurs by Aliki
  • Count-a-saurus by Nancy Blumenthal
  • March of the Dinosaurs: A Prehistoric Counting Book by Jakki Wood
  • Ten Little Ladybugs by Melanie Gerth
  • 10 Dogs in the Window by Claire Masurel
  • 10 Apples up on Top by Theo LeSieg

Measurement

  • How Big is a Foot? by Rolf Myller
  • A Giraffe and a Half by Shel Silverstein
  • Let’s Measure it! by Luella Connelly
  • Who Sank the Boat? by Pamela Allen
  • Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy
  • Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni
  • How Long or How Wide?: A Measuring Guide by Brian P. Cleary
  • How Tall, How Short, How Far Away? by David A. Adler
  • Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs
  • Length by Henry Pluckrose
  • Me and the Measure of Things by Joan Sweeney

Toy Examples

Hi Ho Cherry-O
Chutes and Ladders
Memory Game
Tangrams
Candy Land
Qwirkle
Connect Four

Card Games

Memory (Concentration)
Go Fish
Top It (War)
Slap Jack
Crazy 8s
Uno
Old Maid
Sleeping Queens
Spit