Playing with Math at the Playground

Notice Math Around You

Talk About Math in Everyday Life

  • “Let’s count the steps: One, two, three. There are three steps. Look, now there are more steps.”
  • “Here’s one more step, and one moreagain. Almost at the toptwo more steps.”
  • “We are going up, up, and up. Look down. We’re up high now.”
  • “Now we’re going to go down. Take one step down. Now another step.
  • “Now look back. Look how far down we’ve come. We’re almost at the bottom. Only two more steps left.
  • “Look at the big orange circle over there on the white pole. Look at all these little circles. There are so many of them. Let’s count them.”

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