Lesson Plan on Numbers and Counting (Montessori Japan)

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Kindergarten / Yochien / Hoiku Lesson Plan – Lesson Plan on Numbers and Counting (Montessori Japan), Montessori philosophy

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It is important to teach children numbers and counting skills in preschool as it lays the foundation for future math learning and problem-solving abilities. Additionally, it helps children develop their cognitive and language skills.

A preschool learning environment that could be created to teach numbers and counting could include a variety of hands-on activities such as counting games, number puzzles, and manipulatives like blocks or beads. The environment should also be visually stimulating with posters and charts displaying numbers and counting concepts.

Potential preschool lesson plan ideas for teaching numbers and counting could include activities such as counting objects, identifying numbers, and practicing basic addition and subtraction. Teachers could also incorporate songs and rhymes that involve counting to make learning more engaging and fun for young children. Additionally, Montessori preschool education in Japan emphasizes the use of concrete materials to teach math concepts, so incorporating manipulatives into lesson plans could be beneficial




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Numbers and Counting