## Insight scoop about Moose Math by Duck Duck Moose

### Description:

Moose Math engages kids in a mathematical adventure and teaches counting, addition, subtraction, sorting, geometry and more. While playing 5 multi-level activities in the Moose Juice Store, Pucks Pet Shop and Lost & Found, kids can earn rewards to help build their own city and decorate buildings. Moose Math introduces a new whimsical group of Duck Duck Moose characters, The Dust Funnies, who help with mastering math skills. Moose Math is aligned with Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten and 1st Grade and includes a Report Card section where parents and teachers can monitor progress and find additional skill-building activities. AGES: 3-7.

CATEGORY: Curriculum

ACTIVITIES

Moose Math features 5 engaging math activities:
1) MOOSE JUICE: Make smoothies while practicing counting, addition and subtraction
2) PAINT PET: Match the pets by counting the number of dots
3) PET BINGO: Solve addition, subtraction and counting problems to get BINGO
4) LOST & FOUND: Learn and sort through shapes and colors
5) DOT TO DOT: Help the Dust Funny find his way home by solving number patterns and joining the dots

SKILLS

Kids will learn the following math skills based on Common Core State Standards:

NUMBERS:
- Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities
- Solve word problems and algebraic thinking
- Practice number pattern recognition

COUNTING:
- Count by 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s
- Master counting to 100

- Add and subtract by 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s
- Add and subtract up to 20
- Learn to add and subtract with numbers, dice and rekenrek racks

GEOMETRY:
- Master geometry at Kindergarten and First Grade levels
- Learn to identify and recognize shapes

MEASUREMENT:
- Understand and compare lengths

PARENT REPORTING: Includes a Report Card section where parents and teachers can monitor progress and learn about new skill-building activities.

DEVELOPED WITH EDUCATORS:
- Developed in conjunction with Stanford University Educator, Jennifer DiBrienza, PhD in -
Early Elementary Education and former NYC public school teacher (K-Grade 2)