February 2016 - Pickens County First Steps

“[I CAN] be ready for school” series: 5 Everyday Ways to Get Ready for Math

We’ve been talking here on the blog about the everyday ways we can help the young children in our lives cultivate school readiness. So far we’ve talked about fine motor skills {like coloring and cutting with scissors} and gross motor skills {like jumping and running.}

This week we’re talking about simple ways we can build math foundations. 

We’re using words like “simple” and “everyday” because preparing our children can be part of our daily routines. Readiness doesn’t mean math manipulatives from the education store and stacks of workbooks. It doesn’t mean fancy […]