Learning math would be more fun and interesting for children if you will incorporate it into a cool math game for preschoolers. Check out the step-by-step instructions for our angels with pom-poms Easter Montessori math activity.
Children undoubtedly learn best when they are in healthy and safe environments. To the extent that children feel calm, loved, secure, and motivated to do an activity, so will their learning. That's why the game for preschoolers is the strategy most used in schools to develop children's skills, regardless of the area to be reinforced.
As expected, learning mathematics is no exception. When children play, they have to follow some rules and regulations. They can learn about playing games and applying the rule-following process to their lives.
In everyday life, people follow the directions not to affect their lives and the lives of others. Games also have objectives and goals, and this is very important as this way the children will know what to do as it happens in real life. When people set goals, they know which way to go; by not having a plan set, children can take it in any direction.
Regardless of the affinity that one may have with mathematics, they are part of everyday life. In the smallest things, such as deciding what to have for breakfast, they are involved. Thus, it is important to promote logical thinking and these skills in children and even better if done at an early age and in a fun and straightforward way.
Mathematical games for preschoolers should be according to the development and abilities of the children. Games that allow children to make decisions, strategize, make mistakes, and try again. Depending on the game carried out with children, they must follow patterns, recognizing shapes, numbers, colors, and classify. All these are mathematical processes are carried out naturally.
With the game for preschoolers, parents also can identify their children's abilities and the things that cause them difficulty. Through proper stimulation, children will achieve everything difficult for them, so do not hesitate to play mathematical games with children. Not only will it strengthen their cognitive skills, but it will also develop their emotional bonds.
THEME: EASTER MATH GAME FOR PRESCHOOLERS
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Topic: Math games
Age: 4-6-year-old children
Goal: Through this math game for preschoolers activity, children will develop their mathematical and logical thinking.
Difficulty level: Average. This math game for preschool activity is designed for children to carry out autonomously and independently, with an adult's surveillance.
- Following instructions
- Following patterns
- Precision in hand and finger movements
- Eye-hand coordination
- Color identification
- Plastic cups
- Some colored pompoms in a container
- A tray
- Some cards with indications on how to arrange pompoms
- A mat
Put the tray with the materials on the floor on top of a mat.
For children to have a greater mobility range to carry out the activity, they can remove the materials from the tray. Take a card from the container.
Place the pompoms into the plastic cups, according to the indications provided on each card.
Math game for preschoolers of arranging pompoms following patterns.
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS FOR PRESCHOOL
After doing their fun math game for preschoolers, let kids practice their math skills more through worksheets. Click the link below to download and print.
HOW TO DEVELOP THIS MATH GAME FOR PRESCHOOLERS ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4 YEARS OLD
You can do this math game for preschoolers activity with younger children. To decrease the difficulty level, you won't need to change the materials; however, cards can have only two patterns to follow.
In the first years of life, it is not easy for children to receive several instructions simultaneously. Increasing colors on the cards can be done progressively, taking into account children's development. In this way, children will carry out an appropriate literacy activity for their growth and abilities.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OVER 6 YEARS OLD
You can do this math game for preschoolers activity with older children. To increase the difficulty level, children will have to arrange the pompoms following more complex patterns that involve more pompoms and a variety of sizes. In this way, children will carry out a counting activity appropriate to their development and abilities.
WATCH THE STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS HERE
VIDEO DESCRIPTION – ANGELS WITH POM-POMS MATH GAME FOR PRESCHOOLERS
In this math game for preschoolers video, you will find detailed information about the "ANGELS WITH POM-POMS"activity. This was designed for children 4 to 6 years old. They will play a pattern-following game.
This math game activity will allow children to develop skills such as following instructions, following patterns, precision in hand and finger movements, problem-solving, decision-making, eye-hand coordination, and color identification.
The materials needed for the math activity's development are plastic cups, colored pompoms in a container, a tray, and cards indicating how to arrange the pompoms. (ADULT SUPERVISION)
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