Moving Through Math Free Resources

Math Objectives
Spatial Relationships and Positional Language

Materials Required:

  • Paper for Story Maps
  • Pencils

Arts Integration: Drama, Finger Play
Grade Level: Pre-K - Kingergarten
Group Size: Whole Class or Small Group
Time: 10-15 minutes


Homer and Fluffy at the TOP/BOTTOM of the slide | Moving Through Math


Children use the storyteller’s skills of voice, body, and facial expression to perform a short finger play story. Students draw a story map to demonstrate their understanding of “Up high at the Top” and “Down Low at the Bottom.”

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