Now kids can literally use their noodles to learn basic math concepts. Parents, teachers, and librarians are always hungry for math activity books that successfully reinforce basic math concepts, and do so in a way that is fun and entertaining. This lively volume will certainly satisfy their appetite-especially because it uses macaroni and other common household items to help kids develop valuable math skills! With simple, do-it-yourself activities, kids learn how to recognize numbers and shapes, count, pattern, sort, measure, estimate, add, subtract, and even tell time. Each fun macaroni project/game includes extension activities that reinforce the basic concepts.
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This hands-on activity book shows how to use noodles in simple do-it-yourself activities that build early math skills like number recognition, shape recognition, counting, measuring, estimating, and telling time.From the Back Cover:
Creative, Hands-on Math Activities Show children How to REALLY Use Their Noodles!
Like all parents and teachers, you know what a challenge it is to satisfy your child's huge appetite for fun and engaging activities. So what you're really looking for is something truly unusual - something creative, something pretty simple, and most importantly, something that effectively mixes recreation with education. Great news: your search is over! The delightful Macaroni Math delivers a range of deliciously innovative, hands-on ways for kids to have a blast - even while they're learning the ins and outs of basic mathematics.
How many noodles long is my left foot...what time does it say on my homemade spaghetti clock?...What shapes can I form with a pile of macaroni?...Now even the most curious kids have the ability to discover their own solutions to these and dozens of other math questions. With easy, do-it-yourself projects and activities using pasta and other inexpensive household items, this brain-building collection offers a rousing recipe for learning and entertainment, both at home and at school. Ideal for kids ages 4 to 8, the activities illuminate every basic math skill, including:
*Counting and Number Recognition *Shape Recognition and Patterning *Sorting and Classifying *Measuring *Telling Time *Addition and Subtraction
It's no secret that kids who get an early start on their math skills will be much better off in the long run. The entertaining projects in this book - from pasta patterning to spaghetti subtracting to macaroni measuring - show tomorrow's math wizards how to really get cooking today.
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