moms and math matter

by | May 15, 2024 | Parenting | 0 comments

Are you looking to add some mathematical magic to your quality time with Mom? Here are five adorable activities that celebrate mom’s love while sneaking in some fun math learning for the little ones! Because moms and math matter!

1. Counting Kisses for Mom – Let’s celebrate Mom by counting kisses! Encourage your little ones to count how many kisses they can give Mom throughout the day. Not only is this a sweet gesture, but it’s also a great way to reinforce counting skills. Get ready for the endless love!

2. Shape Bouquet Craft – Create beautiful bouquets for mom using various shapes! From circular flowers to triangular leaves, our little mathematicians will explore different shapes while crafting a special gift for Mom. The most meaningful Mother’s Day gifts are the ones that are handmade!

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3. Measuring Love – How much do we love mom? Let’s measure it! Using non-standard units like hugs or handprints, your little one can explore the concept of measurement in fun and meaningful ways.

4. Mommy and Me Math Reading Adventure – Grab your favorite math-themed storybooks and cuddle up with Mom for an interactive and educational journey through numbers, shapes, and love-filled tales. Think One Two Buckle My Shoe, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, The Crayon’s Book of Numbers, Dr. Seuss’s 123, Ten Black Dots, or any other books you have at home that involve numbers and shapes.

Some of our favorite counting books!

5. Baking with Mom: A Delicious Math Adventure – Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the world of baking with Mom! Measuring ingredients offers a hands-on way to explore mathematical concepts and different textures of ingredients. From counting to simple addition, this activity is sure to bring lots of smiles and giggles…and maybe a bit of a mess. 🤪 Worth it!

We hope these Mother’s Day-themed math activities add an extra dose of joy and learning to your week. Don’t forget to share photos of your little ones’ creations with us – we love seeing their creativity in action! Tag us @kids360preschool

Wishing all the moms out there a Happy Mother’s Day filled with love, laughter, and plenty of math-inspired moments!

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