Pre School -  Math 

 

 

 

  Pre School Mathematics Skills

 

SB-You may need to download the smart board program to use some of the following links.  This may be done by clicking on the following download version 9.7 .  Once you have done this you will be able to view and use the smart board activity.    Every Smart Board activity has the letters SB  for Smart Board next to it. SB
 

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Measurement Standard Geometry and Spatial Sense Standard Patterns, Functions and Algebra Standard Data Analysis and Probability Standard

(A)  Number, Number Sense and Operations
 

(Based on the State of Ohio Standards)

1. Count to 10 in the context of daily activities and play
(e.g., number songs).
Count with Lecky

Count with Lecky

A counting and numeral recognition set of activities. Develop your mouse control and counting skills as you help Lecky collect objects to match numbers in the 1 to 5 or 6 to 10 range.

Fish Tank

Fish Tank
The fish tank is a number matching activity for up to ten objects. It develops mouse skills by requiring children to catch fish by clicking on the moving fish. Children have to decide when they have caught the right amount.

How many under the shell?
After Okta hides some bubbles under a shell, he then either adds more bubbles or takes some away. Students can learn their addition and m
ultiplication facts by challenging themselves in this customizable, interactive game

  1. Bobby Bear  Use counting strategies to make as many outfits for Bobbie Bear as you can, using different colored shirts and pants.
  2. Turtle Pond    Estimate length and angle measure while guiding a turtle to a pond using computer commands
  3. Swinging Teddy     Teddy the bear will swing back and fourth and count odd and even numbers as high as you wish to go. 
  4. Cracking Coconuts   This game will allow you to move coconuts down the ramp with the help of monkeys and your arrow keys. 
  5. Counting Caterpillar  This cute online game from ICT Games teaches about ordering numbers. First you choose the range of available numbers. Next you place the numbered leaves in order on a branch and click the Caterpillar to see if you are correct. 
  6. Guess my Number   This website will present numbers and students must guess what number the computer is thinking of.    3 Star
  7. Counting Bunnies   This website will allow you to visually see and count bunnies from one to 10
  8. Order number game   Move the sheep into the correct number pen.  
  9. Basic addition-1 facts in adding numbers.  Very cute very simple
  10. Basic Addition-2  This is the second step in learning addition.
  11. Primary Math   This is an outstanding site to allow individuals to learn numbers.  This site may be used for both normal computers as well as smart boards.
  12. Counting - Mouse skills needed to drag box car. Audio counts box cars as they are added. Once there are 10 cars, student selects a number and a one-to-one activity is displayed.
  13. Counting - Pick an object to count; pick a number for the number of objects; audio counts objects as they appear.
  14. Counting Story - Teacher-led and read. Story counts up to Five.
  15. Count the Bananas - Count the banana peels and click on the correct numeral.
  16. Let's Count! Cynthia Lanius- Many counting activities; also in Spanish.
  17. Matching Numbers - Count the number of items on the top and click on the box with the same number of items.
  18. Matching Numbers - Click on the picture with the same number of items as the example on the left. One-to-One matching
  19. Max's Challenge.  Cute video to illustrate counting.
  20. Monster Numbers - Find hidden numbers in a spooky setting. Good one
  21. Halloween Math   Using  Smart Board software count the number of objects.  Great for the Halloween or just anytime of the year.   Created by Dan Hoffman  SB

Printable Work sheets

Ways To Make 10
Adding Same Numbers
Adding Numbers 1 to 9
2. Touch objects and say the number names when counting in the context of daily activities and play (e.g., cookies on a plate, steps on a set of stairs).
  1. Number Recognition - Audio given; Click on the number the rabbit says. Feedback given on wrong response.  You can choose the difficulty on this website.
3. Demonstrate one-to-one correspondence when counting objects (e.g., give one cookie to each child in group).
  1. Counting - Pick an object to count; pick a number for the number of objects; audio counts objects as they appear.
  2. Counting Story - Teacher-led and read. Story counts up to Five.
  3. Little animal Counting.  This is a cute site that will allow for both concrete and abstract when learning how to count.
  4. Songs for Plus and minus.  Cute and simple
  5. Numeral recognition- Bear Dice Game- click on the dice and match the cards with the same numbers.
  6. Number matching  This is an outstanding site to teach from
  7. Nile Math   Discover numbers while playing this website

 

4. Determine “how many” in sets of 5 or fewer objects.
  1.  Concentration  This is a fun concentration game.  You will enjoy playing  and matching  the objects.
  2. Addem  counts for you. Cute stories  different problems.  Must solve number problems for ants.
5. Construct two sets of objects, each containing the same number of objects (e.g., 5 crayons and 5 blocks).
  1. Learning numbers and objects.  Click on the object to find the number of the objects and you will also be told what the object is.

 

6. Compare sets of equal, more, and fewer and use the language of comparison (e.g., equal, more and fewer).

  1. How Many - Count items; click on the number that match the amount. 1-10 .
7. Group and regroup a given set in the context of daily activities and play (e.g., 5 blocks can be 2 blue and 3 green or 1 blue and 4 green).
  1. Shapes - (circle, triangle, square, and rectangle) - this story will read itself to you. After students are familiar with the story, you can use a version that asks your students to do the reading.
  2. Kinderweb - Interactive educational games geared for the beginning of the school year or preschoolers. Students practice their colors and shapes. This site is completely audio so children can work at their own pace independently.
  3. Locate triangles, circles and squares in a set of pictures
  4. Shapes - for pre-school . Identify shapes and colors. Audio cues.
  5. Shapes from Pre-School Library
8. Represent quantity using invented forms (e.g., child’s marks to represent a quantity of objects).
  1. Learning numbers and objects.  Click on the object to find the number of the objects and you will also be told what the object is.

 

9. Write numerical representations (e.g., scribbles, reversals) or numerals in meaningful context (e.g., play situations).  
10. Identify and name numerals 0-9.  
  1. Number Recognition - Audio given; Click on the number the rabbit says. Feedback given on wrong response.  You can choose the difficulty on this website.
  2. Numbers to Identify   Smart Board Lesson to assist in learning numbers from 0 - 9  SB   Created by Austin Carl
11. Compare and order whole numbers up to 5.  
12. Identify penny, nickel, dime and quarter and recognize that coins have different values.
  1. Coins for Candy - Students identify, know the value of, and compare the values of a penny, nickel, and dime. (Author - Sandi King)
13. Construct sets with more or fewer objects than a given
set.
  1. Finding sets   You will use smart board technology to work with this lesson.  SB  Created by Sara Marcotte
14. Count on (forward) using objects such as cards, number cubes or dominoes that have familiar dot patterns (e.g., when selecting 5 apples from a bag, takes out two and continues counting 3, 4, 5).
  1. Snakes and Ladders  This game will allow you to play by yourself or with another player.  You roll the dice and move the number of blocks. 
15. Join two sets of objects to make one large set in the context of daily routines and play (e.g., combining 2 bags of raisins, each containing 3 pieces; combining 2 groups of blocks, each containing 3 blocks).
  1. Throwing darts.  A fun game to add numbers and find numbers in combining 2 numbers. 
16. Equally distribute a set of objects into 2 or more smaller sets (e.g., shares 6 crackers with 3 friends equally).
  1. Counting and Sharing     This lesson was created using Smart Board technology.  You will need to download this program to view this outstanding lesson.  The link is listed above
    SB  Created by Donell Incorvia

(B)  Measurement

1. Begin to identify and use the language of units of time.  For example:
a. Day, night, week;
b. Yesterday, today, tomorrow.
  1. Rock around the ClockMusic Video 
  2. What is AM and What is PM - Music Video
  3. Time - Fill in the numbers in order around the clock 1-12. A click and drag operation. Can use this activity to become familiar with the clock layout.
  4. Clock Craft - Make a simple paper clock that you can use to practice telling time (from Enchanted Learning)
  5. Draw Hands - free worksheets from Math Slice, select 1 hour time intervals
  6. Identifying Time to the Hour -
  7. Tell Time - free worksheets from Math Slice, select 1 hour time intervals

Work sheets for telling time

Hours
Examples
Exercise 1 a
Exercise 1 b
Exercise 2 a
Half Hours
Examples
Exercise 1 a
Exercise 1 b
Exercise 2 a
2. Recognize that various devices measure time (e.g.,clock, timer, calendar).
  1. Identifying Time to the Hour -
  2. Tell Time - free worksheets from Math Slice, select 1 hour time intervals
  3. Telling Time to the Half Hour - Click on the Start arrow to go to the game. Look at the analog clock to determine the time, then select the digital clock that matches. This game consists of ten questions.
  4. Calendar Activity   Great site for students to view different months of the year and the number of days per month.
3. Sequence or order events in the context of daily activities and play (e.g., wash your hands before and after snacks, who’s next for the computer).
  1. Activites    You will find a lesson designed in smart board technology allowing you to determine the order of events for a day.   SB  This  Lesson was created by:  Denita Jenkins 
4. Begin to use terms to compare the attributes of objects
(e.g., bigger, smaller, lighter, heavier, taller, shorter, more and less).
  1. Math Lingo - Play tic tac toe while learning positional words, more, less and many more math terms
  2. Video on sorting shapes and patterns.

 

5. Order a set of objects according to size, weight or length (e.g., cups of different sizes)
  1. Shape Match - concentration style game
  2. Activity Smart Board   You will find a lesson designed in smart board technology allowing you to determine the order of events for a day.   SB  This  Lesson was created by:  Sandra Grande
  3. Sort the apples  You will find a lesson designed in smart board technology allowing students to determine size.  SB by Dan Hoffman
6. Measure length and volume (capacity) using non-standard units of measure (e.g., how many paper clips long is a pencil, how many small containers does it take to fill one big container using sand, rice or beans).  
(C)  Geometry and Spatial Sense
1. Match identical two-and three-dimensional objects found in the environment in play situations (e.g., 2 squares of same size, 2 stop signs).
  1. Picture Doku   Great Game to play however not very easy.  4 Star
  2. Buzzing with Shapes (2 player game) - Be the first to fill a row (like tic-tac-toe). Players must select the number of sides in a shape.
  3. Playing with toys and games    This is an outstanding site to enjoy learning.

 

2. Sort and classify similar two- and three-dimensional objects in the environment and play situations (e.g., paper shapes, 2 balls of different size).
  1. I Spy Shapes - Audio directions; Find the shapes within the picture and click on them.
  2. Shape Game   What can you make? This website will allow students to move shapes around and create using their imagination.  4 Star
  3. Flashlight Fun  Move your mouse to find items
  4. Finding the Wheels   Sound and directions will help you find the objects and count them.  

 

3. Identify, name, create and describe common two dimensional
shapes in the environment and play
situations (e.g., circles, triangles, rectangles and squares).
 
4. Identify, name and describe three-dimensional objects using the child’s own vocabulary (e.g., sphere – “ball,” cube – “box,” cylinder – “can” or “tube,” and cone –“ice cream cone”).
  1. Name that shape.   In this  assignment you will down load a word document that has examples of Ball, Box, Cylinder and Cone.  You will highlight the answer next to the object in a different color to get the answer.  This technology assignment was created  By: Kristen Serger
5. Demonstrate and begin to use the language of the relative position of objects in the environment and play situations (e.g., up, down, over, under, top, bottom,
inside, outside, in front, behind, between, next to, right side up and upside down).
  1. Over, Under, and other spatial concepts - Click and drag on the animals below to move them around the page.

 

(D)  Patterns, Functions and Algebra
1. Sort, order and classify objects by one attribute (e.g., size, color, shape, use).

Color bugs

 

 

 

 

Colour SequenceColor Sequence Coloring and matching activity. Useful for developing the language of color and pattern as well as visual discrimination skills.

 

Colour Train

Color Train

Match the colors of the train as it passes by.

Butterfly Gallery using animation and your imagination you may make a butterfly.  A must see link! 4 Star 

 

This is one outstanding website  it encourages imagination and creative thinking.  It will take awhile to load up but well worth the wait.  4 Stars

 

Butterfly

Butterfly

Color and pattern matching activity using the spots on a butterfly

 

String of beads

String of beads

Use the string of beads to copy color sequence patterns.

 

Compare and Order

Compare and Order

Comparison activities - developing the language of comparison using such terms as biggest, smallest, longest, etc.
 

Odd One Out

Odd One Out
F
ind the odd one out from the very sweet honey bears, it's more difficult than you think!

 

 

  1. Color Me... color different objects
  2. Sort by color or shape
  3. Color Match: Put the items in the boxes with the matching colors.
  4. Sort by their colors  Put things away by their colors.
  5. Number and words  Match the correct set of Numbers and words
  6. Colors and word  Match the correct set of colors and words.
     
  7. Patterns Students will view size, color and positions. Answer the question Which one. 
  8. Patterns What comes next.
  9. Patterns  This website will allow the student to view and learn about patterns.  You will also have the opportunity to solve a pattern.  4 star
  10. Sorting by Size - A click and drag activity, moving the objects in a row according to size.
  11. Sorting by Categories - Name items in various places and drag them into the box. Mouse skill of dragging items needed for this activity.
  12. Color Room - Select the Coloring Room for the students. Introduce site as whole class activity, then it can be used at Center Time. When students click on a primary color and paint a particular area, then click on another primary color and paint that same area, the color on the picture will show as the combination of those two primary colors.
  13. Colorful music box   This site will allow you to solve the pattern to music.  You have many different levels. Fun
  14. Spatial Concepts - Biggest, Tallest, Shortest, Widest, Narrowest  use the space Alien to teach you.
  15. Pumpkin Match  Students will use smart board to match pumpkin heads.   Simple but affective.   SB  Created by Sandra Grande
  16. Circle the differences    Students will circle the difference in each slide.  Created by Dan Hoffman SB
2. Identify, copy, extend and create simple patterns or sequences of sounds, shapes and motions in the context of daily activities and play (e.g., creates red, blue, red, blue pattern with blocks).
  1. Matching in a parade.   This is a fun and unique game
  2. Bear Marketing   Help checkers the bear finish his marketing.   Fun
  3. Finding Shapes  This website will allow the student to find various shapes. Fun
  4. Matching shoes Pairs   down load PDF

 

3. Use play, physical materials or drawings to model a simple problem (e.g., There are 6 cookies to be shared by 3 children. How many cookies can each child receive?).
  1. Virtual Manipulative pattern blocks.   Fun to use and easy to learn how to create patters.
  2. Fun Virtual Manipulative.  Practice completing patterns of shapes, numbers, or colors.  Complete the pattern by dragging blocks onto the train.
  3. Pumpkin Match  Students will use smart board to match pumpkin heads.   Simple but affective.   SB  Created by Sandra Grande
(E)  Data Analysis and Probability
1. Gather, sort and compare objects by similarities and differences in the context of daily activities and play (e.g., leaves, nuts, socks).
  1. Compare  Place items in the correct place.
  2. Finding the right book   Allows students to use logic
  3. Date and times Keeping things in order.  all relative to time and year
  4. Recycle game   Placing the correct items in the correct bins.
2. Place information or objects in a floor or table graph according to one attribute (e.g., size, color, shape or quantity).
  1. Weather report  You are to place the correct weather on the correct city.
  2. Location relative to N S E W
3. Select the category or categories that have the most or fewest objects in a floor or table graph (e.g., favorite ice cream).
  1. Spinner  This website will allow you to spin the dial and the record the results.  Very easy concept yet carries the logic further down the line in education.