Moomin Maths & Emotional Skills (rights available)

Maths and emotions with the Moomin family

Moomin Maths & Emotional Skills is a new series in which children learn about maths and emotions through fascinating Moomin stories. The series makes Finnish maths pedagogy available to teachers and pupils all around the world.

 

The series is designed to be used in teaching mathematical and emotional skills in early childhood education. The material employs Tove Jansson’s world-famous Moomin stories and characters to teach pupils about emotions: the stories help pupils understand different emotions and give them the language they need to identify and express their own emotions. In addition, the material provides pupils with fun and interactive ways of practising their maths skills through a variety of hands-on activities.

 

The mathematical content of the series includes:

  • numbers 0-100
  • categorising and comparing
  • sequences and series
  • quantity and numerals
  • counting and subitising
  • decomposition and number bonds
  • decimal system
  • arithmetic operations: addition, subtraction and multiplication
  • basic programming skills

 

Authors

Marja Merikanto & Hanna-Kaisa Rautio

The original Moomin story by Tove Jansson

 

Moomin Maths and Emotional Skills is available in English in our online store.
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Moomin Maths & Emotional Skills (rights available)

Pupil's Materials

The front cover of Moomin Maths and Emotional Skills 1.

Moomin Maths & Emotional Skills 1: The Last Dragon in the World

  • numbers 0-10
  • number sequences
  • recognising quantity and subitising
  • decomposing and number bonds
  • addition and subtraction
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Teacher's Materials

The front cover of Moomin Maths & Emotional Skills 1 Teacher's Guide

Moomin Maths & Emotional Skills 1 Teacher's Guide

This guide should be used together with the coursebook Moomin Maths and Emotional Skills 1. The guide offers support for each unit in the coursebook, including:

  • the story
  • answers to all the exercises in the coursebook
  • additional questions about the story
  • instructions for a wide range hands-on activities and games as well as arts and crafts projects
  • tips on how to help pupils take an active role in their learning.
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