The following math journal
ideas are suggestions from Libby and Terry (Calico Cookie) from
Kinderkorner:
Draw some shapes.
Draw a triangle.
Draw the
shapes you see in this picture.
Draw a pattern.
Draw a
picture with a triangle in it.
Draw a picture using only
triangles or squares.
Draw a page
of diagonal lines all different colors.
The sun is
above the house. Draw a triangle above a square.
The girl is
next to the cat. Draw a circle next to a triangle.
You have two
pieces of candy. Draw them. What color are they?
You have two
pieces of candy. Draw them. Make them two different colors.
You have
three pieces of candy. Draw them. Use only two colors for them.
How many legs
are there on two horses. Draw it out.
There were
two ducks in the pond but one went home to eat. How many were left?
Draw your answer.
Fill in the
missing number when counting by 2's.
Draw a wagon. Put 2 dogs and 3 people in the wagon. Teacher asks,
"How many heads? How many legs? How do you know?"
Practice writing your phone number. Write a friend's phone number.
Trace your hand. How many fingers? Write that number.
Trace both hands. How many fingers on both hands?
Draw everything in your school box. How many things are in there?
How many of each thing are there?
I have a
chocolate chip cookie and I want to share with my friend. Draw a
picture of how I can share my cookie.
Draw yourself standing next to the door. Make sure your head is
where it really should be in relationship to the door knob.
How many legs
are in the classroom?
How many white shirts are being worn today? Make a graph.
