Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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Dr. Seuss Inspired Preschool Math Activities

Dr. Seuss books and activities are wonderful any time of the year, but since his birthday is coming up on March 2nd, I want to share some preschool math activities inspired by his books.  I just love mixing math and literature!!

Studies show that "cross-curriculum" teaching, or using two subjects like math and reading within a common theme (like a Dr. Seuss book) tend to improve learning and increase children's abilities to apply new skills!

Each of the pictures below are Amazon affiliate links and will take you to Amazon, where you can learn more about the books.  Purchasing a book after clicking the link never costs you anything more, but we get a very small commission for referring you.  

Following each picture are links to fun math activities that tie directly in to the book.  I hope you enjoy them!!

Yertle the Turtle

Counting With Yertle the Turtle at Inspiration Laboratories

Hop on Pop

Hop on Pop Dr. Seuss Games at Coffee Cups and Crayons

The Foot Book

Dr. Seuss Theme--The Foot Book Activities at Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
The Foot Book at Putti's World

The Lorax

Roll a Dice Lorax Game at Smashed Peas and Carrots

Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss Hat Pattern at H is for Homeschooling
Car in the Hat Math Activities at Coffee Cups and Crayons

Ten Apples up on Top

Ten Apples Up On Top at I Can Teach My Child
6 Activities for 10 Apples Up On Top at School Time Snippets

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

F Fish Day-Preschool Style at From the Hive

I may share at any of these parties!