Saint Paul Public Library will be closed on Thursday, May 1.

Math

  • Practice counting to twenty by counting objects together.
  • Count steps together as you walk up the stairs.
  • Identify common shapes and look for shapes in common objects. For example, talk about the shapes of road signs and count the number of their corners together.
  • Put his favorite snacks like cereal or fruit pieces into small piles and count them. After he eats one or two pieces, count how many remain.
  • Encourage children to organize different items into similar groups.
  • Help children understand measurement using weight, size, length, and time.
  • Try playing board games together. Many of them encourage math skills like matching and counting.