Mmmm, pizza! Introduce kids to a part-to-whole relationships with a favorite food, making play out of a sometimes-difficult concept. These 3 pizzas feature slices in halves, fourths and eighths. A choice of pepperoni, olives or green pepper provides additional sorting and imaginative play activities.
• 1 Pizza plate
• 1 Plastic spatula
• 1 Plastic cutter
• 3 Pizzas (halfs, fourths, eighths)
Each pizza measures 4”D
Learning Style: Visual, Tactile
Math- Use this set to teach equivalents. Order a pizza with half pepperoni/half green pepper and have your students create a full pizza with your specifications.
Basic Concepts- Pizza toppings can lead to a lesson in matching, sorting and grouping- all important in understanding similarities and differences. Students learn how to compare and contrast different aspects of the pizzas, learning organizational thought and becoming more astute to detail.
Language- Imaginative pizza play leads to receptive and expressive language opportunities by listening to what is ordered, then assembling it.