Exploring Early Math with Infants Through Books
Carefully selected books that spark an interest in the world of mathematics for our youngest learners
Infants are constantly building ideas about math through interactions and daily routines. As an adult, you can support the math concepts that infants naturally pick up on through shared book readings. The books in this series offer great opportunities to interact with infants using the language of mathematical concepts relating to shape, size, and quantity.
Nurturing Early Math Skills
This article from the Early Math Collaborative shares a strategy for attentive and responsive interactions during shared book readings with very young children. Learn how you can nurture infants’ early math skills using the CAIR Principle.
Be a Friend
I Spy with My Little Eye
Written and illustrated by Paula Vásquez, this story is a fun way to introduce infants to geometric shapes, such as squares, circles, and rectangles, that are part of everyday objects.
Up to My Knees
Banana for Two
Ten Tiny Babies
TEACHING THROUGH BOOKS