Exploring Math and Science in Preschool
About the Book
What every preschool teacher needs! Filled with practical strategies and useful information on math and science, this book offers
- Learning center ideas
- Engaging activities
- Practical suggestions that are easy to implement
- Ideas that support the development and learning of every preschooler
- Children’s book recommendations
This excellent resource of engaging learning experiences for preschoolers was developed for you by the editors of Teaching Young Children.
Exploring Math and Science in Preschool takes a familiar preschool activity and shows us how to build on it, describing in detail additional activities and strategies to enhance children’s understanding. The numerous photographs make children’s thinking visible and offer many examples of children engaging in mathematical thinking and science explorations.
—Peggy Ashbrook, Preschool Science Teacher and The Early Years Columnist and blogger for Science and Children
Use the information in this book to transform what appear to be simple classroom activities into opportunities for rich experiences that result in complex and meaningful learning.
—Christina Sales, Author of Ramps & Pathways: A Constructivist Approach to Physics With Young Children
The math articles in this book include science concepts and ideas, and the science articles include math concepts and ideas. In addition, language, vocabulary, and books are integrated into almost every article—just as it should be! I will add this book to my library, and I anticipate using it often.
—Juanita Copley, Professor Emerita, University of Houston