Prompts that Spark Discussion...

Lego Cars

Do you see circles? How many? Do you see rectangles? How many? How many more

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Magic Rings

\ \ Imagine we taped to strips/rings of paper together and then cut down the middle of each. What would

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Hardest Layer

\ \ Have your child draw the layers if it helps. Ask how they determined how many circles on that

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Wooden Logs

\ \ Estimate – How many wooded logs are BEHIND the blue rectangle? How did you estimate?

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Split Piles

\ \ How many circles are in each pile? Ask you child, “Another little girl split them up differently. What

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Circle Counting

\ \ After your child counts the dots say “another child counted them in a different way. How might he/she

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