Help your first grader build strong math foundations with Smart Start: Math Stories and Activities. Developed by teachers, the colorful activities introduce math skills in creative ways. Each unit introduces important math vocabulary and helps children recognize math in the world around them.
Smart Start: Math Stories and Activities workbooks provide structured weekly activities to help children practice and learn numbers, counting, measurement, addition and subtraction, shape recognition, and graphing. Audio story read-alouds with colorful illustrations help students learn math concepts and make connections to the real world. Illustrated activities provide meaningful practice in a variety of formats, giving children multiple opportunities to achieve understanding.
- Provide strong math foundations that teach the most important math skills.
- Include creative and fun lessons thathelp children create positive math connections.
- Use reward stickers to motivate children to complete the activities.
- Include audio stories that incorporate reading comprehension and vocabulary to demonstrate how math works in the real world.
Smart Start: Math Stories and Activities is organized into weekly lessons around one math skill or strategy. Each unit begins with activities that have simple tasks that help children better understand the concept. Children gain confidence as they compete each activity and gradually progress to completing more difficult math tasks.
Each unit includes:
- Math stories: audio read-aloud stories help children experience math with real-world problem solving.
- Math practice activities: introduce one skill/concept per week.
- Write It! activities: build math vocabulary, beginning writing, and fine motor skills.
Throughout this early learning series, children will practice essential foundation math skills, such as:
- Skip counting
- Addition and subtraction
Includes answer key.
Be sure to check out the entire Smart Start series for early learners that includes Read & Write, Sight Words, and STEM activity books!