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Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3

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Baking and CookingWhen you and your child are baking or cooking together try: - Comparing temperature (hot, warm, cold) - Timing how long it takes to prepare, cook or bake - Cutting a recipe in half (fractions) - Adding up all of the ingredients in the recipe - Filling measuring containers to the required amounts - Comparing measurement sizes - Determining how much food containers or measuring cups hold (capacity)
Car Trips or Walks in the Neighbourhood Math is all around us and is an important part of our daily lives. Here are some ways you can incorporate math when you're taking a walk in the neighbourhood or in the car: - Identifying shapes and figures in our world - Asking “Where do you see symmetry?” - Talking about seasonal changes, and temperature - Counting different objects (e.g., houses, cars, trees, stop signs, etc.) - Recognizing numbers (addresses) - Reading the numbers on signs, licence plates, - Talking about the distance travelled (e.g., we drove one kilometer to get to the store) - Looking for shapes in the neighbourhood
Doing Mathematics with Your Child: Kindergarten to Grade 6This resource provides many fun everyday activities organized by grade and math topic for you to do at home with your child.
ShoppingHere are some ways you can incorporate math when you and your child are shopping: - Comparing the prices of different foods - Reading price tags - Counting or adding items as you package them in bags - Reading measurements on packages - Comparing the size of items - Packing the items in the cart or bag

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"Chika Chika 123" by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael SampsonThis book takes readers through numbers 1-10, then skip counts by 10’s all the way to 100.
"The Secret Birthday Message" by Eric CarleThis book uses shapes to help readers solve secret messages. It also supports spatial and directional language.
"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric CarleThis book allows readers to follow the very hungry caterpillar as it grows from an egg to a butterfly. It also supports readers understanding of the days of the week and counting.
BookflixBookflix pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to reinforc​e reading skills and develop essential real-world knowledge and und​erstanding. For Grades Pre-K to 3. Login Information: Please see the teacher or teacher-librarian for login information.
Math StorytimeMath Storytime provides interactive storybooks with thinking prompts.
OverDrive​OverDrive eBooks provides fun and informative age-appropriate popular fiction and non-fiction in a permanent always growing York Region District School Board eLibrary. Picture books, read along books, simple chapter books, graphic novels and much more are available for staff and students to be borrowed. e-Books can be read in any web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari) on mobile and desktop devices at school and can also be accessed via the Overdrive App on personal devices. Login Information: Enter 0+9 digit student number (example: 0123456789)

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Card GamesCard games can be played with different numbers of players and a deck of cards. Some games that support early math skills are: - War - I Spy with my Little Eye - Over, Under, In Between. Where is the math? These games support early number recognition, counting and developing quantity relationships.
CheckersCheckers is a strategy board game for two players. Players move their pieces diagonally to try to capture the opponents pieces by jumping over them. The player who has all their pieces captured first loses the game. Where is the math? This game supports the development and deepening of spatial reasoning, problem solving, as well as reasoning and proving.
GridGrid is a fun game that can support children in learning and reinforcing multiplication facts by visually representing factors and products using grid arrays.
Snakes and LaddersSnakes and Ladders is a board game played with two or more players, on a gridded, numbered board. The object of the game is to move a piece according to the die roll from the start to the finish. Where is the math? This game supports learning of counting, counting on and one-to-one correspondence.
TenziTenzi is a game that can be played with 2 or more players. Each player gets ten dice, that are rolled at the call of “Go.” Dice are rolled until a player gets all their dice on the same number. There are many different versions of the games to help support different math concepts. Where is the math? Tenzi supports number recognition and sequencing.

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Estimation 180Children work on their estimation skills by talking about their noticings and wonderings about the images of everyday objects.
IlluminationsMeaningful math problems, fun math games, and puzzles.
Inspiring Your Child to Learn and Love MathThis resource supports parents in helping their child in mathematics.
Math Before BedThis website provides a series of visual images that can promote mathematical discussions with your child.
Math VisualsVisuals that help support number sense concepts.
MathiesThe mathies.ca website houses Ontario Ministry of Education developed resources to support mathematics learning from Kindergarten to Grade 12. There are links to games, activities, learning tools, additional supports and home supports.
NRICHThis site offers a variety of fun games, learning tools and activities to support your child in math.
Splat!The Splat! site can support number sense development.
TVO mPowerThis Ministry funded online resource provides free online math games for students from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
Which One Doesn’t Belong?This website offers visuals that promote reasoning and communication skills as children share their thinking about their choice of which one does not belong.
youcubed Parent ResourcesLinks to articles about supporting math learning.

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