Here is a Position Statement on Mathematics from NAEYC and the National Council for Teaching Mathematics. There aren't specific standards but good information on the kinds of experiences 3-6 year olds should be having with math. Some examples are given. You can then use that information to guide an internet search on more specific topics. Hope it's helpful. http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/psmath.pdf
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Hi Lindsay! I think in Pre-K and K you can do much important math work around 10 frames and dot images in building foundations in number and operations. Lauren's suggestion below about counting is also dead on...counting routines are invaluable!
I did a couple blogs about my work with K-2 teachers that center around these ideas! https://mathmindsblog.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/isnt-math-really-just-how-you-look-at-it/ and https://mathmindsblog.wordpress.com/2015/01/22/kindergarten-dot-image-number-talk/
If you are looking for more info about ten frames you could also check out: http://nrich.maths.org/2479
Counting, (things like "number of days of school"), patterns, number recognition and understanding (both being able to recognize the number 5 and also what 5 objects look like).
Agreed! Coming into kindergarten it is so helpful to have students already able to count, recognize numbers, and be able to sort objects into groups based on a number. Shapes, patterns, and sorting/classifying objects by type is also helpful.
This has math and science, several fun math activities. Counting, identifying more or less, simple addition with objects, introduce tally marks, counting by tens, and recognizing numbers. I do not love math, but preschool math is fun!
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