Get ready to create and count in this exciting introduction to math! MathArts is an innovative approach that uses creative art projects to introduce preschoolers to early math concepts. Each of the more than 100 hands-on projects is designed to help children discover essential math skills through a creative process unique to every individual. Math concepts include: One-to-one correspondence; matching; sorting; grouping; classifying; opposites; number recognition; number values, and counting. This well-organized book provides both teachers and parents with a diverse range of activities for making math both fun and fascinating. The possibilities are endless!
|Publisher:||Gryphon House Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 5 Years|
About the Author
Award-winning author MaryAnn F. Kohl has written 14 books. Her philosophy, “It’s the process, not the product,” guides her writing as she provides open-ended art activities for young children. MaryAnn’s activities focus on the experience of art, not the final product a child creates. She lives in Ferndale, Washington. Cindy Gainer is the author of award-winning I'm Like You, You're Like Me and coauthor of MathArts and Good Earth Art with MaryAnn F. Kohl. She has a BFA from Seton Hill University and Pennsylvania State Teaching Certification in Art and Early Childhood Education and Gestalt Therapy Certification. Cindy lives in Jeannette, Pennsylvania.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents Part 1: I’ve Just Begun…Exploring Counting Chapter 1:Almost Counting, One Is One Bottle Cap Treasures Button Sew Collage One-to-One Nail Board Colored Sand Drawings Salty Painting Fancy Water Jars Button Box Treasure Box Little Twig Bundles Bright Wooden Sticks Shape Rub Resist Shape on Shape Print Living Shape Sculpture Rub and Trace Shape Match Matching Block Sculpture Wrap Scrap Match Copycat Partner Patterns Missing Matching Paste-Up Chapter 2:Many Kinds of Many Kinds Surprise Table Yarn, Piece by Piece Circle Trace and Paint Shape and Color Print Stamp Block Design Paper Piece Sculpture Single Sort Design Paper Piece Pictures Paper Square Collage Poster Board Design Paper Collection Sticky Paper Collection Gatherings Collage Shiny Pennies Design Same and Different Collage Button Sorting Squares Greeting Card Sort All Sorts of Beads Chapter 3:One, Two, Red, Blue Crepe Paper Pattern Patterned Clay Snakes No Bake Beads Geometric Wrapping Illusion Sticky-Dot Illusion Pretty Ribbon Wall Hanging Poke-It-Card Pattern Pipe Cleaner Garland String Pattern Construction Stretchy Pattern Board Pattern Resist Connect the Dots Design Morning to Night Drawings Good Old Paper Chains Sequence-a-Pattern Colored Blocks Ordered Tube Hanging Seashell Arrangement Leaf Arrangement Colored Sand Glass Part 2: I’m on My Way…Exploring Spatial Relationships Chapter 4:Near, Far, Up, Down Line and Dot Mural Discovery Watercolor Sticky Back Stamps River Pebble Display Paper Cup Mobile Stacking Balls Sculpture Shiny Curly Cues Mosaic Mat Sidewalk Shapes Left Side Sunshine, Right Side Rainbow Handy Hide and Find Canvas Shoe Painting Up Down Around Mobile Opposites Fold Out Collage Building Tower Sculpture Spirobile Grocery Bag Tower Double Bubble Print Chapter 5:Fences, Frames, Boxes Encircle Me Sparkle Star Inside Outside Collage Boundary Collage Tiny Twig Chalk Design Papier-Mâché Frame Yarn Frame Circle Square, Square Circle Knots, Knots, Knots Box Assemblage Basket Displays Flower Power Cardboard Fences See-Through Scrimshaw Boxes Fancy Mail Can Inside Can Inside Can… Cascarones (Confetti Eggs) Shake ‘Em Boxes Chapter 6:Parts and Pieces Puzzle Put Together Partner Square Painting Break Away Clay Tape Pieces Sculpture Parts and Pieces Relief Cotton Ball Design Above and Below Ribbon Mural Copier Collage Patches Appliqué Watercolor Plus Weaving Sunflower Seed Separation Positively Negative Illusion Strips and Snips Weave Around the Circle Pizza Pie Spongy Cut-Ups Layered Wiggle Art Colored Glue Creations Part 3: Look at Me Go…Exploring Number Value Chapter 7:Really Counting Ten Little Fingers Design Hand in Glove Counting Prints Squished Clay Counters Bright Lights Blossom Rolls Cupcake Garden Glitter Rock Counting Collage Jar Lid Magnets “How Old Am I” Hat Count Down Gift Numeral Rubbing Resist Number Paintings Candy Clay Count Cotton Ball Secret Sculpture Counting Board Numeral Draw Play Clay Favorite Numerals Bread Dough Numerals Chapter 8:How Many Is Many? Ruler Draw Spoonful of Sugar OneOneOne Dough Drop Design Block Measure Sculpture Measure Me String Art Heads Up Graph Little Stone Boxes Surprise Egg Hoop Mobile Beginner Buttons Coiled Wire Jewelry Artist’s Favorite Paints More and Less Sculpture Cookie Graph Chain Graph Ten Count Squiggles My Drawing Portfolio Speed Painting Indexes