Friday, October 16, 2015

Measuring Leaves: An Outdoor Math Activity

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Looking for outdoor math activities for fall? Try this measuring leaves activity!

Playing with fall leaves offers lots of learning opportunities for kids. You can observe and compare the color of leaves, discuss the science behind the color changing, and even use the leaves to learn about math concepts like counting, size, and measurement. 

We've been lucky enough to have a warmer-than-usual October, so we headed outdoors to work on some math learning using the colorful fall leaves. 

My boys had so much fun with this simple measuring leaves outdoor math activity.


Outdoor Measuring Activity That's Perfect for Fall!

This activity requires zero prep, but offers up lots of learning outdoors. It's a chance to get outside for some fresh air and do some learning along the way.

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2 comments:

  1. Hey Dyan! I saw that you started following me on Twitter ( A Cookie & A Kiss). I have been browsing through your website I love your ideas! I studied therapeutic recreation and so many of these hands-on activities really ARE so wonderful for kids!

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    1. Aw, thanks! So happy to connect with you on Twitter!

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