Monday, April 27, 2009

Learning Algebra at the Art Easel

It is so amazing how a preschooler painting at the art easel is fulfilling the states Early Learning Standards for math--specifically Algebra. When the child paints a simple flower and repeats the color scheme--yellow, red, yellow, red--they are repeating a simple AB pattern of concrete objects. Predicting what comes next in the AB pattern is Algebra....and we thought they were just making a pretty picture for mom.

They learn more than Algebra at the art easel.

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