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Hand Stacking

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Hand Stacking involves all the senses for an effective early lesson in pattern making, one of the absolute most basic concepts for math education. Don't be fooled by the laughs and giggles and the fun -- kids playing hand stacking games are learning a lot.

  • COOPERATION - and some words
  • TAKING TURNS - and some words
  • MAKING PATTERNS - and some words

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