Sorting activities for preschoolers can help young learners with necessary math skills. More than learning numbers, sorting introduces how to group items.
Whether you use basic colors or shapes to talk about sorting, minimize the activity to one type of sorting. Then, you can move on to more challenging ones.
In that way, your preschoolers understand the essential part of sorting and feel successful.
Benefits of Sorting Activities
Young preschoolers have an innate behavior of sorting the natural world. They see the surroundings as an exploration of wonders.
So, by nature, they will want to sort or group items. For instance, they might want to group toys by colors like red cars and yellow pencils.
This intrinsic behavior is vital for developing math skills. Later on, your preschooler will use this strategy to group numbers and make sense by adding or subtracting.
By encouraging them to sort now will eventually help them in the future. An excellent way to nourish that intuitive feeling of sorting is to start using math words like ‘more than’, ‘less than’, or ‘equal to’.
In that way, your preschoolers engage in using necessary math vocabulary.
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Now, a couple weeks into the stay at home orders, and you want to dream of summer vacations. After talking with friends, family, and co-workers center around the question, “What will our summer look like?” Will pools open and summer vacations good to go?
Family-friendly companies throughout the travel industry, such as Disney and Classic, predict that domestic travel will be the first to recover. Then, locations such as Mexico and the Caribbean will follow, finally reaching international destinations.
Soon your family will be able to use their airline vouchers, vacation once again, and start making those priceless memories. In preparing for your family’s travel after this pandemic, there are 3 things to do to stay healthy.
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The lack of outdoor play for children is increasing in many parts of America. Many children spend more time indoors or with technology.
Rather than exploring nature, children focus on excelling at video games. These drastic changes from outdoor to indoor generated a movement called a nature-deficient disorder or less outdoor playtime.
Author Robert Louv established the term nature-deficient disorder to raise awareness of the importance of outdoor play.
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