"The lesson book is easy to use, and the activities are nicely varied. Review and repetition of math basics through the use of story problems with fun manipulatives is exactly what I was looking for... I highly recommend Farmland Math!"
Farmland Math: Town and Farm Edition
Farmland Math: Town and Farm Edition is a robust curriculum for introducing little ones to the wonders of math and thinking skills! Farmland Math is 36 weeks of straightforward problems to build your child’s ability to think mathematically.
The math concepts spiral gradually so that children do not forget as they go and include grouping by color, counting, and patterns, plus rudimentary addition and subtraction skills.
Farmland Math contains a durable, wipe-clean foldable mat that shows a farm scene on one side and a town scene on the other. It also includes 72 each of barnyard buddies and vehicle counters in six shapes, six colors, and two sizes, and the colorful manual.
The Farmland Math: Town and Country Guide includes 36 weeks of straightforward story problems to build preschoolers’ math skills. Each week there is a new lesson and two different accompanying stories. Repeat a lesson as many times as needed.
Concepts practiced in Farmland Math include:
Counting from one to five
The concepts of more and fewer
Words such as behind, in front, left, and right
Rudimentary addition and subtraction
Ordinal numbers (first, second, etc.)
Comparing and similarities
Publisher/Manufacturer Information Publisher: Timberdoodle Author: Timberdoodle Manufacturer: Learning Resources (animal & vehicle figures), Continuum Games Inc (play mat) Age Recommendation: 3-5 Grade Recommendation: Preschool-K Faith-Based: No Consumable: No Lessons/Projects: 36 Format: Softcover Set Includes: Farmland Math guide, play mat, animal counters, vehicle counters
review by Momz in the Know
”The activities begin with basic counting skills and progress to more difficult skills such as placement, ordinal numbers, patterns, addition, subtraction, and fractions. Each activity contains a brief description of a creative farm or town scenario and directions and questions for parents to guide their children's learning.”