**Thank you so much for joining me today for a post all about KINDERGARTEN GUIDED MATH! Before I start in explaining the program… I’d love to share what fellow kindergarten teachers are saying about the program!**

*“This is a great curriculum for our students. We have a multitude of levels in our co-teach classroom and this allows us to break our room into groups so we can give each student what they need. This curriculum helps us to plan with each other easily so that we know what we are doing and getting the materials together does not take a lot of time. It is neatly organized and easy to read and plan with. Thank you for helping us be able to plan without taking a lot of time!”*

*“This is by far my favorite way to teach math to kindergarten. It is way better than a boxed curriculum and I love how developmentally appropriate the resources and lessons are. Very engaging and there are lessons for every student in your class, no matter where they are academically.”*

*“WOW WOW WOW! I thought KinderMath was amazing and then this one came. Thank you. You can use this resource on its own or combine it with KinderMath. There are so many activities and you can pick and choose. I love the fact that there are differentiated levels. You can use this to supplement any math curriculum. Thank you, Tara!”*

**You can LISTEN + WATCH more about the Kindergarten Guided Math program in the detailed video below!**

**What is Kindergarten Guided Math? **

Kindergarten Guided Math units are teacher-created, kid-tested, and most importantly kid-approved! Kindergarten Guided Math takes away that monotonous way of teaching math where students sit and listen to the teacher TEACH math. Instead, Kindergarten Guided Math encourages guidance from the teacher while the students TEACH and LEARN math through hands-on and engaging math activities with their partners.

Kindergarten Guided Math units are made up of 10 instructional days each, but can be adjusted to fit your classroom needs. The units include assessment pieces as a way to ensure student growth over the unit. These are just a few highlights you’ll see using the Kindergarten Guided Math Units; kids talking about math, kids using manipulatives, activities that are fun + engaging, learning that requires critical thinking!

Kindergarten Guided Math curriculum is a 35 week math curriculum that includes lesson plans that break down a 45 minute block math time. The units will also include any and all cards needed to make the lessons successful! You will just need to provide the manipulatives like teddy bears or cubes!

Kindergarten Guided Math is a simple print and teach math curriculum. No more tracking down ideas, worksheets, cards, etc! I have it covered!

Unit One: Numbers to 10

Unit Two: Sorting and Patterning

Unit Three: Counting Sets to 20

Unit Four: Comparing Numbers to 10

Unit Five: Measurement

Unit Six: Numbers to 20

Unit Seven: Shapes

Unit Eight: Numbers to 100

Unit Nine: Comparing Numbers to 20

Unit Ten: Addition

Unit Eleven: Subtraction

Unit Twelve: Add & Sub Word Problems

Unit Thirteen: Data & Graphing

Unit Fourteen: Time and Money

Unit Fifteen: First Grade Prep

Kindergarten Guided Math units are teacher-created, kid-tested, and most importantly kid-approved! Kindergarten Guided Math takes away that monotonous way of teaching math where students sit and listen to the teacher TEACH math. Instead, Kindergarten Guided Math encourages guidance from the teacher while the students TEACH and LEARN math through hands-on and engaging math activities with their partners.

Kindergarten Guided Math units are made up of 10 instructional days each, but can be adjusted to fit your classroom needs. The units include assessment pieces as a way to ensure student growth over the unit.

These are just a few highlights you’ll see using the Kindergarten Guided Math:

Below is a quick overview of how each unit will be set up. You will notice that you might see more than you can squeeze into one day. That is okay and what is best about Kindergarten Guided Math. Kindergarten Guided Math is made with the teacher in mind, so pick and choose from the material based on students’ need.

**A closer look at the unit: **Within each unit of Kindergarten Guided Math unit you will receive 10 teaching lessons, or ten days of instruction. Each lesson will come with a daily practice sheet as well. Along with the lessons and practice sheets, the unit will also include any and all student cards/hands-on materials needed for the students to be successful. The lesson will also have a paired interactive notebook sheet and aligned center mat. The teacher will only need to provide the manipulatives, such as cubes or counters.

The units will also come with math talk images. These can be printed or displayed on an interactive whiteboard. Along with the necessary material for each week, Kindergarten Guided Math also comes with a pre and post assessment for each unit.

Below is a quick overview of how each lesson plan is set up including the math lesson breakdowns and the main headers upon the left & right sidebars. The lesson plan is broken down into five main sections: opening, small-group lessons, notes and apply & practice.

**What is included in Kindergarten Guided Math?**

– 150 Teacher “simple read” lesson plans

– 15 Pre-Assessments and 15 Post-Assessments (Assessment trackers included)

– 30 Vocabulary cards (2 per unit)

– 30 Think and talk images (2 per unit)

– 150 Interactive notebook pages

– 150 Aligned center mats

– 150+ Manipulative mats

– 150 Daily printables

– 15 Custom written INCLUDED books

**How is the Kindergarten Math Curriculum completely ALL-INCLUSIVE?**

Kindergarten Guided Math units are set up to be a comprehensive guided math program that includes necessary items for the TEACHER and STUDENTS. Below is a breakdown of the Kindergarten Guided Math and how it is set up to cover the needs of the teacher and students.

Teacher has a small-group of students at the small-group table for leveled differentiated groups.

Teacher meets with three+ differentiated groups per day.

Groups are broken down by below level, grade level and above level.

The Kindergarten Guided Math program includes 10 differentiated guided math lessons per unit.

Resources are included to engage the students in each differentiated lesson.

The students that are not back at the teacher table will participate in independent or partnership activities. All of these activities are included.

** Station 1 (Interactive Notebook):** Interactive notebook sheets are included for each lesson.

* Station 2 (Manipulatives): *Manipulatives mats are included for the unit.

* Station 3 (Hands-On Center):* Aligned center mats are included for each lesson.

* Station 4 (Apply): *Daily printable practice sheets are included for each lesson.

**Tell me more about the Kindergarten Guided Math Curriculum!**

**Lesson Plans:** 10 sheets of lesson plans are included for each unit. You will also have access to editable lesson plans if you would like to edit.

Unit One: Numbers to 10

Lesson 1.1 The Number 1

Lesson 1.2 The Number 2

Lesson 1.3 The Number 3

Lesson 1.4 The Number 4

Lesson 1.5 The Number 5

Lesson 1.6 The Number 6

Lesson 1.7 The Number 7

Lesson 1.8 The Number 8

Lesson 1.9 The Number 9

Lesson 1.10 The Number 10

**Assessment and assessment tracker:** A five question assessment is included. There is also a matching assessment tracker. The tracker can be used for informal or formal assessing.

**Vocabulary cards:** Each Kindergarten Guided Math unit includes a vocabulary focus. Vocabulary cards are included within the unit.

**Think and talk images:** Kindergarten Guided Math includes Think and Talk math images. These are built into the lessons.

**Interactive notebook pages:** Interactive notebooks pages are included for every math lesson.

**Aligned center mats:** LOW prep aligned center mats are included for every math lesson.

**Manipulative mats:** A variety of hands-on manipulative mats are included for each unit. The mats are open-ended and can utilize various manipulatives you already have access to.

**Daily printables:** Each lesson has an included practice sheet.

**Custom INCLUDED books:** Each unit has a custom included book. The book has a daily opportunity for students to apply the skill in a hands-on way and includes daily critical thinking starters.

**Unit Resources:** Each unit has all of the included lesson pieces included.

Unit Two Sorting and Patterns

Lesson 2.1 Sort by Color

Lesson 2.2 Sort by Shape

Lesson 2.3 Sort by Size

Lesson 2.4 Sort by Attribute

Lesson 2.5 Sort by More Than One Attribute

Lesson 2.6 Patterning Introduction

Lesson 2.7 Finishing a Pattern

Lesson 2.8 Recreating a Pattern

Lesson 2.9 Building an AB Pattern

Lesson 2.10 Exploring More Patterns

Unit Three Counting Sets to 20

Lesson 3.1 Counting Forward to 20

Lesson 3.2 Ten Frame Counting

Lesson 3.3 One-to-One Correspondence Counting

Lesson 3.4 Counting Set Arrangements

Lesson 3.5 Counting Back from 20

Lesson 3.6 Counted Quantity in a Set

Lesson 3.7 Counting to Answer “How Many”

Lesson 3.8 Counting Number Configurations

Lesson 3.9 Counting Out Sets

Lesson 3.10 Counting Parts of a Set

Unit Four Comparing Numbers to 10

Lesson 4.1 Building Sets to Match Numbers

Lesson 4.2 Comparing Sets for “More”

Lesson 4.3 Comparing Sets for “Less”

Lesson 4.4 Comparing Sets for “Same”

Lesson 4.5 Comparing Sets for “More, Less, Same”

Lesson 4.6 Compare More Sets

Lesson 4.7 Compare Numbers

Lesson 4.8 Compare More Numbers

Lesson 4.9 Answering “How Many More”

Lesson 4.10 Answering “How Many Fewer”

Unit Five: Measurement

Lesson 5.1 Measuring Sizes

Lesson 5.2 Measuring Length

Lesson 5.3 Ordering Length

Lesson 5.4 Measuring Height

Lesson 5.5 Ordering Height

Lesson 5.6 Measuring Weight

Lesson 5.7 Ordering Weight

Lesson 5.8 Measuring Capacity

Lesson 5.9 Nonstandard Length Measurement

Lesson 5.10 Nonstandard Weight Measurement

Unit Six Numbers to 20

Lesson 6.1 Number 11

Lesson 6.2 Number 12

Lesson 6.3 Number 13

Lesson 6.4 Number 14

Lesson 6.5 Number 15

Lesson 6.6 Number 16

Lesson 6.7 Number 17

Lesson 6.8 Number 18

Lesson 6.9 Number 19

Lesson 6.10 Number 20

Unit Seven Shapes

Lesson 7.1 Solid Shapes

Lesson 7.2 Comparing Solid Shapes

Lesson 7.3 Explore Solid Shapes

Lesson 7.4 Circles and Triangles

Lesson 7.5 Squares and Rectangles

Lesson 7.6 Hexagons

Lesson 7.7 Flat Shapes in the Real World

Lesson 7.8 Composing Simple Shapes

Lesson 7.9 Comparing Solid and Flat Shapes

Lesson 7.10 Positional Words

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Chris Mitchell says

Is the Kindergarten Guided Math suitable for whole group lessons or is it better for small groups?

Tara says

Hi there! You can teach the lessons “whole group” you might just need to print more than a set of 6 because you’ll most likely have the kiddos do the activities in pairs 🙂

Chris Mitchell says

Thank you! I like the option to teach math whole group or small group.

Roberta Nolton says

Is this different then your kinder math curriculum? I have that purchased but things look different or is this an update?

Tara says

Hi there and thanks so much for showing interest in my new Kindergarten Guided Math curriculum 🙂 The biggest difference between the KinderMath Curriculum and the Guided Math curriculum is the approach to teaching! KinderMath is designed as a whole-group approach! In KinderMath, the teacher leads the lessons at the carpet and guides the students in hands-on games with their partners. KinderMath doesn’t contain a built in time for small-group differentiated instruction or “math centers”. The Kindergarten Guided Math has all new content- none of the material overlaps and is a small-group approach. The guided math curriculum contains 10 scripted differentiated lesson plans. The lesson plans are based on teaching leveled groups (instead of whole-group at the carpet). There are lesson plans for below level, grade level and above level. The teacher will use the scripted lesson plans and student resources for the small groups. The other students will be working independently! The curriculum covers the needs of those kiddos, too! I include 4 stations for each lesson: interactive notebook, aligned center mat, manipulative mat and printable practice sheet. The new guided math units also have some fun bonuses like included custom written books (no tradebooks needed), assessments, vocabulary cards, math talk images and teaching resources! The units are also low in prep (creating material for only 6 kiddos in the group instead of an entire class).

A lot of teachers like to know if they can still use their KinderMath and the guided math and the answer is yes! The scope and sequences are nearly identical! The only difference is the guided math includes a “Counting Sets to 20” unit! Teachers can pick and choose what they like the best from each!

I recently hosted a Facebook live that shows an overview of the unit and then a detailed look at the first 10 lessons! Here is a link to the video:

I also try to show an extensive preview to help make your decision a little easier as well 🙂

Please let me know if I can assist in any other way!

Thanks!

Tara

Tracy says

This looks like another amazing product.

Karen says

Looks like a great resource for my students. I just bought a bunch to try last week.

Amy Taylor says

This guided math program looks incredible! I would love to share it with my K team!

Heather Tipton says

Can Kinder Guided Math be used instead of KinderMath? My students this year are having a really hard time with whole group instruction and I thought about attempting a small group approach instead. Thank you!

Tara says

Hi there! Yes! A lot of teachers will mesh together their KinderMath and the Guided Math!

Julia says

Do you have a First grade guided math curriculum?

Tara says

Hi there! I’m sorry I just have FirstieMath: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/FirstieMath-First-Grade-Math-Curriculum-Bundle-Homeschool-Compatible–2603883?st=42c7ffeee8728f7e84a55f2aaa70ea85

Thanks!

Tara

Lacy says

Hello Tara,

Can you please share how you rotate your students during guided math, small group/independent work and ensure that they are completing all 4 station activities. I’m very excited to use this program! Thank you!!!