Math Counts

Friday, Mar 03 - Friday, Sep 29, 2017
SKU: MathCounts
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Math Counts introduces children to the wonderful world of math in a fun, informative way. Enjoy a special storytime before engaging in fun activities that deal with the basic building blocks of math: sets and patterns, counting, numerosity, geometry – even algebraic thinking! Programming takes place approximately every other Friday from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Programming underwritten by

May 12 & 26: Fishing for Patterns
Explore the many colors of fish and discover the many different patterns that can be made with fish.
Book: Fish Eyes by L. Ehlert

Jun 9 & 23: Animal Shapes 
What has 4 equal sides? Is it a square or can it be the head of a cow? Explore basic geometry with shapes and the different animals you can create!
Book: Color Farm by L. Ehlert

Jul 7 & 21: Rock and Roll
Come and use your counting skills as you roll a dice and count to discover how many rocks will take to fill up the jar.
BookMouse Count by Ellen Stoll Walsh

Aug 4 & 18: Shape Construction
How do you make a triangle or a rhombus?  Use sticks and wire to create and assemble a variety of shapes to explore their attributes.
BookColor Farm by Lois Ehlert

Sep 1 & 29: Patterns in Nature
Pinecone, rock, pinecone, rock….What comes next? Discover the different patterns that are found in nature and see what patterns you can create with natural materials.
BookLots and Lots of Zebra Stripes by Stephen R. Swinburne 

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