# Math

Montessori math activities.

## 1:1 Correspondence in Montessori Math: Explanation and Activity Ideas

In your quest to learn about how Montessori teaches math, you will come across many terms with which you may not be familiar. One of those terms may be something called 1:1 correspondence. In this article, you will learn the basics of how Montessori math is taught, what one-to-one correspondence is, how Montessori uses it, …

## List of Montessori Math Materials by Age

In this article, you will learn what Montessori math materials are and when they are introduced. This information can be helpful to parents who are interested in implementing Montessori homeschooling for the primary age group (2.5-6). Learning about Montessori math materials can also be helpful to parents and caregivers with children enrolled in a Montessori …

## Math Games for Kids: Where is Math Hiding?

Math games are hiding: Inside the magical game of hide and seek.  In addition to being a joyfully engaging physical and social game, there are so many important math concepts that are integral to the game. The math benefits of hide and seek may leave you wondering where else in your child’s play math games …

## How to Homeschool Montessori Preschool: Ages 0-6

How to Montessori Homeschool Your Preschooler If you’re considering homeschooling your preschooler Montessori-Style then you’ve come to the right place. This page is an in-depth guide for using the Montessori Method to homeschool your preschooler.   When you are just getting started with the Montessori Educational Method, the sheer volume of information (and products) that show up …

## How to Teach the Concept of Zero in Montessori

The concept of zero can be tough for young children to grasp, but is important for them to learn. Here’s some of my ideas to introduce the concept in fun ways!

## How Montessori Teaches Math

Let’s talk about how Montessori teaches math, shall we? I wrote a while back about how Montessori math blends seamlessly with the recently implemented Common Core Standards, here in the U.S. I’ve talked about the Golden Bead Material, the Spindle Boxes, and the Zero Game. Those articles gloss over how specific Montessori materials that are …

## Montessori and Common Core Standards: Math

Can Montessori work in public schools: Common Core Standards I was recently thinking about the Common Core standards that have been implemented in our public schools here in the United States. You see, my daughter has expressed interest in attending public school next year. After doing all of these wonderful Montessori math activities at …

## The Spindle Boxes in Montessori

The Montessori Spindle Boxes Every material designed by Dr. Montessori had the child’s work with their hands in mind. Dr. Montessori believed that the child who has the chance to use her hands in learning has the chance to attain a superior level of character and intelligence. For this reason, the materials were designed to …

## The Zero Game: A Montessori Math Activity

How Montessori teaches the concept of zero: The Zero Game Montessori math activities focus on associating quantities with their corresponding numbers. This is where the Zero Game comes into play. The progression goes like this: Children first work with quantities, then move onto the symbols, and finally come to understand the association between the two. …

## What is the Golden Bead Material?

Montessori Math: The Golden Bead Material Remember how daunting math became for you when the numbers started getting longer and longer? I remember being introduced to multiplication and division around the age of 7, and by the age of 10, I was officially bored and had lost all interest in math. It was never presented …

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