Great idea for fun and learning!
My toddler loves my quick, crayon sketches and they are a great tool for learning. Yes, that’s MY drawing – not his. He’s only 2! If your kids are older, you can use their drawings.
Sequencing, Early Math, One-to-One Correspondence
Our conversations about the sketches I draw usually sound like the dialogue from “When You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” He asks me to draw trains or a race track. And then he needs a parking lot (simple lines with numbers) for the cars after they race or a station for the train passengers. I’ll ask him to “park” his race car on a certain number. I’ll say, “You parked 6 cars! What if two drive away? Then how many do you have?” He’ll answer without thinking about it – “Four!”
Language, Geography, Memory
And then, as with the train picture above, he’ll need shapes or dinosaurs to…
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