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Combine math and fine motor skills for an engaging hands-on experience with this flower math mat printable. It’s a perfect addition to a garden theme or flower theme for your preschool and kindergarten students.
Explore Counting and Simple Addition with the Math Mat Printable
The Flower Math Mat can be used to teach counting, and it can be used to teach simple addition.
If you want to explore counting with your student, use one dice. Student rolls the dice, counts the dots, and uses manipulatives to add the corresponding number of leaves to the math mat.
If you want to teach simple addition, your student will need two dice. Student rolls the dice and adds then numbers and then student places the corresponding number of manipulatives to the math mat.
Benefits of Hands-on Learning with Math Mats
The Flower Math Mat uses hands-on learning to teach counting and simple addition. As students roll the dice and add the manipulatives to the page, they are playing with math.
Hands-on learning is essential for preschool and kindergarten students.
- It allows students to use their senses to explore new concepts.
- It improves fine motor skills.
- It allows young learners to make mistakes and problem solve.
- It also engages multiple areas of their brains while creating new connections.
For a hands-on learning experience, your student can use a variety of manipulatives with this Flower Math Mat.
Your student can go outside and gather some small leaves, or you could use artificial leaves.
You can also create leaves from green playdough. Playdough will build fine motor skills while providing your student a hands-on learning experience.
How to Get Started with the Flower Math Mat
The printable Flower Math Mat is easy to use.
- Print the Flower Math Mat.
- Laminate the mat, or put it in a Dry Erase Sleeve or page protector.
- Gather dice and any manipulatives you need.
- Show your student how to use the math mat.
Download the Free Flower Math Mat Printable
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