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February 11, 2021 | Bridget O'Dowd
Today was I Love Math Day at Mustard Seed! In the kindergarten, it has been a day filled with games and activities celebrating the joy math can bring!
We started off the day playing a game of “I Have, Who Has Numbers. ”
Next, we watched a video sent to our class virtually by a middle school helper. Joshua taught us a game that the children then got to work on in work periods.
They built structures, traced shadows, and counted how many pennies to fill the shadow.
The children played Sum Swamp.
During our usual math time, we played “Escape Room” 3D shape addition. We had to follow the clues to find 3D shapes around the classroom to find the key!
And Musical Numbers!
We read some math stories.
To top off the day, we played 4 corners, practicing some simple addition with a whole-body experience. And we ended the day with a math dance party.
This week, the kindergarten students began thinking about gardens. The children were asked: “What do you know about gardens?” Students had many ideas and recorded them on paper. After much conversation, and sharing of their knowledge, the students formulated their own questions: I wonder what animals live in the garden? I wonder if snakes can…Learn More