We made some addition problems with some rocks in one hand and more rocks in the other hand. We wrote an addition sentence to match our picture.
The Using manipulatives tubs have a die to roll and add that many ring a jings to make a tower. The other tub has triangles to stick together to form shapes.
Learning about numbers tubs are cookie sheets with magnetic numbers to manipulate and a 12 inch foot to measure and record things with.
Doing math is sorting and grouping and maybe making patterns with math toys or wait I mean manipulatives. The kids are not supposed to know they are learning by play!