These materials that support early numeracy, created by and with community partners in Washington, are available for free.
- Hank and Harriet Play a Game
This video, in English and Spanish, is loaded with academic vocabulary that will help kids be successful in kindergarten. The Hank and Harriet webpage, created by Visions for Early Learning, also includes many kindergarten-readiness resources for families and providers.
- Ready for School with STEM
The Spokane County Library District, in partnership with community organizations, created a series of kits for preschoolers on science, technology, engineering and math. The activities are customizable according to the adult’s comfort level with the concepts. The kits can be checked out from local organizations or re-created with instructions online.
- Math in a Box
This online toolkit from North Central Educational Service District has an extensive list of math activities for early learners, organized by concepts, such as counting or measurement.
- “Love. Talk. Play.”
The free materials and downloads in six languages, as well as a weekly email and social media posts, focus on all the ways to help prepare children birth to 3 for success in school and in life. The content covers all aspects of development, but math concepts are often embedded.
- Getting School Ready!
The free booklet (via download or mail) in multiple languages includes a section on using words and numbers.