You’ve got kids who can’t sit still due to ADHD or cabin fever from being stuck indoors too much, but they need to learn math.
No problem. The great outdoors is the perfect classroom to teach math.
Your toddler, preschool, or young elementary school child will be able to get exercise, breathe fresh air, and learn math all at the same time.
Number Recognition and Counting
Create a counting maze on the driveway.
Pick flowers and count the petals.
Go on a number hunt.
Make number stepping stones.
Play math Olympics.
Hop around number grids to learn math
Fish for Numbers in Water Table
Make a number line in the garden.
Shapes, Volume, and Measurement
Learn about volume and shape by putting stones in a bottle.
Learn about volume by playing a sponge relay.
Use collected rocks to make shapes.
Learn about lines and dividing by cutting the sidewalk.
Learn about spirals with nature walks and a giant pendulum pen.
Make 3-D shapes with sticks.
Find right angles outdoors.
Shape of Things Chalk Art Provocation
Visual Spatial Skills
Create sidewalk grid art.
Addition & Subtraction