Parking lots and cars are a good way to get students motivated to use direction – an important precursor to primary math. In a parking lot cars can go left, right, forward, and back. In this activity, students figure out directions to park a car in a numbered space.
Grades Covered: Pre through 1
Subjects Covered: Math
- One-to-one Correspondence
- Problem Solving
Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.
Preschool DRDP-PS: Gross motor movement, Cooperative Play, Fine Motor Skills; Common Core Mathematics: Counting And Cardinality