The twelfth book in this best-selling series features six hundred creative math activities written by teachers for teachers. Organized by curriculum area or time of day, each activity is complete with math concepts, materials needed, and step-by-step instructions. Math is the new focus in early childhood education, and the easy-to-use math concept index is a fabulous feature for teachers so they can easily find appropriate activities for the children they teach. Loved by children because they're fun, and by teachers because they are developmentally appropriate, the activities in The GIANT Encyclopedia of Math Activities will captivate children's imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning and fun. Sample activities include: A-Weigh We Go Beanbag Toss Jump Rope Math Birthday Cake Counting Matchbox Dealership Bug Catcher Game Walk the Shape Cat in the Hat Money Game Japanese Shell Game Dalmatian Counting Cards Magic Numbers Friendship Walk Copy Cat Constructions The Great Shoe Search How Many Blocks Make a Body? Leaping Lily Pads! Tower of Numbers Ping-Pong Math Colored Straw Necklace The Secret Button Shapes in the Neighborhood Animal Dance "Welcome to Our Class" Puzzle Body Graphing Busy Bees Fraction Friends Ode to Money.