Mathematical play is a critical part of children's early learning. DREME's Douglas H. Clements and Julie Sarama explain five research findings that show that play versus academics is a false dichotomy.
Counting is as easy as 1-2-3? Not so much. Children learn some aspects of counting in their everyday lives, but benefit from intentional teaching, too. Here are some things to know about the development of counting in young children.
Spatial sense is foundational to math learning in the early years. These five books help young children develop understanding of space and shape. (DREME storybook guides based on the books are available.)