# That's Math

Math at the Dinner Table! While setting the table and serving dinner, here are some ways you can get your little one involved in math.

Use the examples below to serve up a nice helping of Common Core State Standards math during dinnertime! Couch Math – Relax! When you’re relaxing in the living room or den with your children, take the opportunity to do some positive math talk.

Relax! Use the appropriate activities below to reinforce the math concepts and domains of the Common Core State Standards. 2 years Say, “This blanket is on top of the coach. Car Math – Think Fast, Drive Safely! In your car you’ll find math.

You don’t even have to be moving to share it with your child. The next time you go somewhere with your little one, before you get on the road, have them sit on your lap and share a math moment. Use the appropriate activities below to reinforce the math concepts and domains of the Common Core State Standards. A Recipe for Math Learning. While cooking a dish or preparing food, there are measurements, fractions, and plenty of counting.

If you have an opportunity, invite your little one by asking them to stir or measure out an ingredient. Get Cooking with Math. Math helps us in cooking and is especially useful in ensuring we don’t burn our dinner!

Check out the things you can say and do with your child while using the oven or stove. Remember, the activities below reinforce the math concepts and domains of the Common Core State Standards! Bringing Math Into the Closet. You find yourself in the closet when putting away clothes, helping the little ones get dressed, and when looking for toys.

Take a moment to use the statements below to mention some math while you’re there. Depending on the arrangement of the closet, be sure to modify the statements so they make sense to your child. 2 years. Fruity Math. Having a fruit bowl available for the family is a great way to stay healthy.

But did you know it also holds opportunities to mention math? You don’t have to have or use the same fruits as we did. Anything about the same size will do. And remember, fruit tastes better with a little math on it! Head to your fruit bowl to use the appropriate activities below to reinforce the math concepts and domains of the Common Core State Standards. 2 years Take out about 6 or 8 grapes. Photo by mathfour. Mathfour : The #dad2summit cook off team... Egg-xact Math. Just like there are many ways of cooking eggs, there are many ways to look at the math in them.

Counting, measuring, buying, and even the way we look at eggs all involve math. So many math opportunities are in such a nice, neat little package. Head to your refrigerator to use the appropriate egg activities below to reinforce the math concepts and domains of the Common Core State Standards. 2 years. Photo by mathfour. Photo by mathfour. Catenary out the window. I hung a rope between two trees for my kids to play on the other day, and when I looked out the window later I saw a catenary graph.

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