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Moving Through Math

Reading and Moving Picture Books for Children

Moving Through Math

Rhythm and Movement Cards

For Parents, Teachers, and Children

Set of 54 cards includes eight Learning Activity cards for children ages 4-8.
Patterns are represented five different ways -- through colors, pictures, words, rhythm and movement. Play along to experience why mathematicians say, “Everything in math is a pattern!”
If you want to enjoy a creative exploration of rhythm, movement, and math, combine these cards with the children’s book, “Clap, Drum, and Shake It!”
If your goal is to teach an in-depth study of repeating pattern, skip counting, or multiplication/division concepts, combine these cards with any of the three Patterns Foundations Series instructional books for teachers shown below.

Set of 54 cards includes eight Learning Activity cards for children ages 4-8.

Patterns are represented five different ways -- through colors, pictures, words, rhythm and movement. Play along to experience why mathematicians say, “Everything in math is a pattern!”

If you want to enjoy a creative exploration of rhythm, movement, and math, combine these cards with the children’s book, “Clap, Drum, and Shake It!”

If your goal is to teach an in-depth study of repeating pattern, skip counting, or multiplication/division concepts, combine these cards with any of the three Patterns Foundations Series instructional books for teachers shown below.

$53.95

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Moving Through Math

Repeating Patterns: Laying the Foundation for Elementary Mathematics

For Teachers, Grades K-2

This 98-page book is the first in the Patterns Foundations series. The Common Core encourages teachers to move beyond simply asking students,  “What comes next in this pattern?” You’ll teach children to recognize and analyze the patterns that form the building blocks of mathematics. And your students will be out of their chairs, performing with partners, and leading the learning!  View table of contents.

This 98-page book is the first in the Patterns Foundations series. The Common Core encourages teachers to move beyond simply asking students,  “What comes next in this pattern?” You’ll teach children to recognize and analyze the patterns that form the building blocks of mathematics. And your students will be out of their chairs, performing with partners, and leading the learning!  View table of contents.

The Rhythm and Movement cards shown above are needed to teach these lessons.

Repeating Pattern Book & Cards   $57.90

Multiplication and Division, Part I

For Teachers, Grades 2-5

This 164-page book features twenty-five arts integrated math lessons for grade K-2 teachers. Each lesson clarifies and deepens a fundamental concept in mathematics. View Table of Contents.
No kids glued to their desks during Moving Through Math! Students collaborate in small groups and use their bodies to demonstrate math concepts. They use their imaginations to create original ways of thinking about math, and use the Language of Math to concisely describe their understanding.
After enjoying active learning through Grouping Games, students extended their learning using math manipulatives, and draw and label pictures to build student portfolios.

This 164-page book features twenty-five arts integrated math lessons for grade K-2 teachers. Each lesson clarifies and deepens a fundamental concept in mathematics. View Table of Contents.

No kids glued to their desks during Moving Through Math! Students collaborate in small groups and use their bodies to demonstrate math concepts. They use their imaginations to create original ways of thinking about math, and use the Language of Math to concisely describe their understanding.

After enjoying active learning through Grouping Games, students extended their learning using math manipulatives, and draw and label pictures to build student portfolios.

Price includes book and 25 PDF files for Language of Math charts. These charts are projected onto a smart board or other screen during group learning.

  Book $12.99

Book   $12.99

Marcia Daft spent two decades creating Moving Through Math instructional materials for teachers. MTM picture books are designed to supplement classroom instruction, so adults and kids can get up and move, play together, and have fun with math!
Read our reviews from the Mathematical Association of America!

Marcia Daft spent two decades creating Moving Through Math instructional materials for teachers. MTM picture books are designed to supplement classroom instruction, so adults and kids can get up and move, play together, and have fun with math!

Read our reviews from the Mathematical Association of America!

Moving Through Math: Skip Counting

For Teachers, Grades 1-2

This 120-page book is the second in the Patterns Foundations series. Children deeply explore skip counting through rhythm, movement, number charts, and drawing. You students will master equal grouping concepts and be 100% prepared for multiplication and division.  View Table of Contents.

This 120-page book is the second in the Patterns Foundations series. Children deeply explore skip counting through rhythm, movement, number charts, and drawing. You students will master equal grouping concepts and be 100% prepared for multiplication and division.  View Table of Contents.

The Rhythm and Movement cards shown above are needed to teach these lessons.

Skip Counting Book & Cards   $62.90

Skip Counting Book Only   $43.95

   Cards   $18.95 

Grouping Games for Teaching the Language of Mathematics

For Teachers, Grades K-2

This 108-page book is the third in the Patterns Foundations series. You’ll begin with a review of patterns, skip counting, and repeated addition. Then snap, clap, slap, and stomp your way through a musically-charged exploration of multiplication and division! The light bulb goes on when kids realize that groupings, sets, and patterns are common to both music and math. Student will stand up and perform their understanding of factors and multiples. And they’ll learn to use clear, accurate, and concise language to explain the relationships between multiplication and division.   View table of contents.

This 108-page book is the third in the Patterns Foundations series. You’ll begin with a review of patterns, skip counting, and repeated addition. Then snap, clap, slap, and stomp your way through a musically-charged exploration of multiplication and division! The light bulb goes on when kids realize that groupings, sets, and patterns are common to both music and math. Student will stand up and perform their understanding of factors and multiples. And they’ll learn to use clear, accurate, and concise language to explain the relationships between multiplication and division.   View table of contents.

The Rhythm and Movement cards shown above are needed to teach these lessons.

Multiplication & Division Book Only   $39.95

  Book $12.99

Repeating Pattern Book Only   $38.95

   Clap, Drum, and Shake It! & Cards   $31.94 

Multiplication & Division Book & Cards  $58.90