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Fall Counting Ideas for Bilingual Learners

Fall counting ideas can consist of using simple tools to help young bilingual learners. In this way, they can develop math skills in fun ways.

Besides using counting and task cards, help your bilingual learners integrate prior knowledge of counting with new math skills. Once they master these skills, you can add more numbers or other skills. 

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Counting money bilingual activities for kids

Counting money bilingual activities use different types of approaches to learning money value. For young bilingual learners, you can introduce the value of coins and a one-dollar bill.

In this way, they can get familiar with the value of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and a dollar bill. As you build the foundation of money learning, they’ll be ready to take on deeper math money concepts later on. 

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Patriotic math activities for bilingual learners

Patriotic math activities for bilingual learners

Patriotic math activities engage your bilingual learners with fun games. These counting activities can use simple patriotic themes like the 4th of July or Labor Day.

Consequently, your children will enjoy learning about various math concepts with flags, stars, or other patriotic symbols. That is, your bilingual learners progress in math by using task cards and counting games.

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Counting bilingual activities using a rainbow theme

Counting bilingual activities can consist of many different ways to learn numbers. For example, you might use simple counters like noodles, toys, socks, or manipulatives.

However, counting occurs during the daily lives of young children. From the moment they start the day until they go to bed, they encounter counting.

Developing different ways to keep them engaged while learning to count can be challenging. So, encourage to use those manipulatives or interactive activities to learn counting with themes. 

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Learning to tell time for bilingual learners

Learning to tell time is a valuable skill for any young learner, especially for bilingual learners. Of course, knowing the time is essential to get to places on time like school.

Also, learning how to tell time encourages young learners about differences in the day and night. As young children become more aware of time, seasons, and progression of a day, they are more apt to relate time with changes.

That is why learning about the seasons and time are great lessons to begin talking about the changes in a young child’s life. 

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