This unit is designed to cover the comparison of sets of objects that are equal to each other using one-to-one correspondence. For example, your child may compare three balls to three bats. Hands-on activities and learning tools are provided to help your child understand and practice the concept. This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach math.
The concepts in this pathway are primarily taught from an experiential, hands-on perspective.Children will spend less time reading background information and lessons; and more time engaged in the projects, activities, and other learning tools in the sections below.
|Equal Things||(no rating)|
Learn that equal things means the same number of things.
This article gives a few ways you can help your child practice math while performing everyday tasks.
|Making Equal Groups||(no rating)|
Using an egg carton, you and your child will make equal groups.
|By the Dozen|
Give your child a collection of twelve items and challenge your child to divide them into as many equal groups as possible.
|Paper Plate Groups||(no rating)|
You and your child will make numbered paper plates for sorting objects into equal groups.
|Fishing for Groups|
Use this activity to practice matching equal groups by fishing for paper fish.
|Fair Share||(no rating)|
You and your child will fix a snack with several different food items in cups. Then you will take turns dividing the different snacks equally.
|The Same Number of Things||(no rating)|
Your child will use this interactive game to match items in one set that have the same number of items as another set.
|Same or Different||(no rating)|
This interactive game allows your child to practice matching equal sets of objects.
|Balanced Shapes||(no rating)|
This interactive game will allow your child to drop shapes on a balance scale to practice putting objects in equal groups.
|Bunny Count||(no rating)|
In this interactive game, your child will count the bunnies and find the group that has an equal number of animals.
|Divide the Sheep|
Your child will use this interactive game to divide the sheep equally into two pastures.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: