The fourth Math in the Mail kit is based on The Shape of Things by Dayle Ann Dodds
How many times have you read The Shape of Things together?
Sorting the Attribute Blocks by one attribute – this will help your child become familiar with shapes, while also helping to transition into the next kit, which will introduce sorting and comparing.
Songs About Shapes
In On Under Up/Down Beside Between Next to In front of Behind Backward Forward
Have you and your child worked with the tangram puzzles?
How are the shapes in the tangram pieces different than the attribute blocks? How are they the same?
Have you created some of your own puzzles using the tangram pieces?
Thank you to the museum partners who contributed to this kit!
After you have worked with the The Shape of Things kit several times, please complete the The Shape of Things Post Kit Survey