Learning about Earth Through Play
We have talked about earth with our globe, read books about the planet, and watched some NASA videos about earth, but our favorite way to play and learn has been with our giant solar system floor puzzle.
Learning about Earth with Math:
Earth is the third planet from the sun. This puzzle gives children a basic idea of the order, size, and colors of the planets. When putting the pieces together, they often discuss these attributes among each other. I try to encourage the used of ordinal numbers.