Created by Dr. Tom O’Brien Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
Join Tobbs, your guide through this jam-packed downloadable e-book of thinking activities for children. These easy-to-implement, hands-on, minds-on experiences will inspire playful, creative mathematical thinking, and provide a solid foundation for future learning. Try one or two activities a day! Perfect for ages 3-5 or a learner of any age needing the equivalent challenge.
Dr. Tom O’Brien’s work in math education has become nothing short of a mission. His goal is to create a natural way to explore, play and discover mathematical concepts. Children are not parrots; they are thinkers. This book does not deal with memorization, but getting children to think about and learn important ideas — in a way that can last a lifetime.
Dr. O’Brien was a world-renowned and respected leader in children’s thinking, mathematics education, intellectual development, and educational change. He was a teacher for more than 40 years, and enjoyed more than 110 cumulative years of parenting. He has authored more than fifty books for children.