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Fun and Fundamental Maths for Young Children: Building a Strong Foundation in Preschool-Year 2

Author: Marian Small

Availability: In Stock

Code: TCP8641

ISBN: 9781760568641

No of Pages: 222

Publish date: 04/09/2018

Price: $39.95


Educators of young children who don’t yet
know the work of Marian Small are in for a gift – a treasure trove to enhance
their teaching and thinking about maths. This book focuses on the most
important concepts and skills needed to provide early learners (preschool–Year
2) with a strong foundation in mathematics, in ways that are fun for both
children and educators! For each mathematical concept, professional developer
Marian Small provides sample activities and lessons, as well as guidance for
using children’s books, games, manipulatives and electronic devices. This
resource also demonstrates how to differentiate instruction using tasks and
questions designed to include all
students. Like other Marian Small bestsellers, the text features her special
brand of lucid explanation of difficult concepts, fresh and engaging teaching
examples, troubleshooting tips and formative assessments. Fun and Fundamental Maths for Young Children is separated into
special year level sections for preschool, Foundation Year, Year 1 and Year 2.
It can be used with any early childhood curriculum or as a stand-alone program
in preschools.

Book features

  • The why
    as well as the how for teaching maths
    to young children.

  • A focus on the value of play in learning
    maths concepts.

  • 225 unique and interesting games and
    activities designed to build important maths skills.

  • Recommendations of read-aloud and other
    books that are both fun and support maths understanding.

  • Detailed strategies to help parents
    support their children’s learning at home.