Ready, Set, CountBook - 1995
A trip to the hardware store. A stop at a traffic light. A suitcase. A deck of cards. A muffin pan. Transform these everyday experiences and household items into a world of math and magic for your child.
Early childhood education specialist Marlene Barron shows you how to stimulate your child's natural interest in mathematics by sharing 60 imaginative and entertaining activities. Each one is:Inspired by the internationally renowned Montessori approach to education Developed especially for children ages 3 to 7 Aimed at achieving specific objectives, such as basic addition and subtraction, one-to-one correspondence, problem solving, measurement, and more Readily upgraded to keep pace with your child's progress Easy to do and loads of fun!
The Ready, Set, Learn series was created to help parents and children explore concepts and develop skills necessary to succeed in school. In addition to dozens of activities, each book contains a substantial overview explaining children's developmental needs. Also available in the Ready, Set, Learn series: Ready, Set, Read and Write; Ready, Set, Explore; Ready, Set, Cooperate.
"Marlene Barron's special understanding of people--children, parents, teachers--has led to these very special books. The activities here will allow children to construct a deeper, more complex understanding of their world and will be fun for both parent and child. I recommend these books to anyone who works with children." --John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D. Associate Professor, School of Education, Seattle University Vice President, American Montessori Society
From Library Staff
Activities for parents to share with children aged 3 to 7 to help them see/experience mathematical concepts in everyday life.