Free Math Lapbook (PreK – K)

If you missed it last fall, here is the free math-lapbook ED (and I) made together. I thought I’d mention that again, for any new readers who may have missed it:

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At the end of the year last year, I had ED cut out and put together a math lapbook. We didn’t go over much of the material in it, but I wanted the lapbook mostly done for the beginning of this year.

We had a few finishing touches. For example, we hadn’t attached the left and right hands — so ED glued those on the front of her lapbook. (We have yet to add a title as well!)

If you’ve never made a lapbook, you can see that you take the front and back of the file folder and fold them to meet in the center. You can add pages on the inside as needed. For this lapbook, I taped in one more page (another file folder cut in half).

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She also glued in the doubles (1+1 through 9+9):

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The lapbook includes a game for learning/reviewing the concept of odd-even numbers.  We pulled out her lapbook and we played the butterfly game.  We took out all the butterflies and each took a butterfly net. ED rolled the die and pulled out that number of butterflies to put in her net. Then I rolled the die and grabbed that number of butterflies.  ED then spun the spinner to see who would win the round.  If it landed on odd — then anyone who had an odd number of butterflies won.  If it landed on more — then the person with the most butterflies won the round. It was quite possible that we tied for that round.

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In this post, I explained a little bit more about what we did with the calendar pieces of the math lapbook. Also, there is a free Daily Calendar Page at that post as well, which looks like this:

Calendar Page

If you are interested, feel free to download our Preschool/Kindergarten Math Lapbook.  I would love to hear from you if you find it useful. You can leave a comment over at my Homeschool Den Facebook Page.

Math Lapbook

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By the way, ED spent a lot of the fall working on doubling… and you’ll find all kinds of free math worksheets and games I’ve made for her the past 4 or 5 months by looking through the Kindergarten Math Category (in the sidebar). I made things like this kitty doubling race game, doubling game with Pete the Cat,

We made a lot of lapbooks together when my kids were 3-6 years old.  If you want to learn more about labpooks, you might want to explore the lapbook category to visit some of our past projects.

Lapbooks can be a lot of fun for the littlies:

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And educational as well!

You might also be interested in:

A-Hoy Maties! Pirate Math Pack – 65+ page (for ages 4 to 6)

I had some really cute pirate-themed clip art and made a packet of materials with activities we did when the kids were 4-6 years old.  The Pirate Math Pack is over 65 pages! Activities in the Pirate Pack include
  • Hands-on math activity ideas (what we did when we had math time together)
  • Month and Days of the Week Cards
  • Pirate Clocks – Match the analog clock with the digital clock
  • Make 5 and Make 10 playing cards
  • A doubling game board and game cards (1+1, 2+2… 8+8, 9+9)
  • Doubling Bump Game
  • Doubling +1 game board and game cards (1+2, 2+3… 7+8, 8+9)
  • Doubling +1 Bump Game
  • Math practice worksheets
  • Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen math fact cards and sorting mat
  • Skip Counting by 5s tracing sheets

 

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Pirate-Clocks-Analog-Digital-Practice-Matching-Cards

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Kindergarten Math: First Activities of the Year and Kindergarten Math: Addition Games and Place Value Activities

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Telling Time Kitty Clocks, which I’ll probably add to the lapbook.

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Make5-Make10-Worksheets-Games
Ultimate Math Gameboard (great for reviewing ANY math fact — addition, multiplication, division, etc.)
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Place Value and Favorite Math Activities for Ages 4-6  (With links to a number of free Montessori-style math printables)
Place-Value-ActivitiesMontessori Style Addition Pages (I made a number of different packets… without carrying, with carrying, etc.) – You can search for Montessori math in the search button on the left for even more pages.
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Other related posts you might be interested in:

Dinosaur Packet and Lapbook for Ages 3-7:  60+ Page Dinosaur Packet

  • Montessori 3-Part Dinosaur Cards
  • Dinosaur Lapbook
  • Letter Recognition Activities
  • Number Activities and Games
  • Dinosaur Game Board
  • Fast Fact Information Cards
  • Dinosaur Writing Cards
  • Math Games
  • Bingo Cards and more!

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