Tallies, Charts, and Tape Diagrams in Summer Learning

Gathering data and figuring out what you know are important steps in solving a problem. But, how you organize all that information is just as important! We’ve gathered some simple, helpful resources to practice this skill with your child at home. What type of data would your child enjoy collecting? Perhaps he looks at shoes while at the grocery store and tallies how many people wear green, blue, or black shoes.

Celebrate 8th day of Hanukkah with PEG + CAT

Don’t let the 8th day of Hanukkah go by without celebrating the number 8! Finding special reasons to talk about a number with your child will help him develop number sense and learn to count. Albert Einstein sings a song with Peg, Cat, and their friends about the number that Hanukkah is all about: eight! Want to celebrate other numbers with your child? Here’s an idea to get you started: We have 6 people in our family.