# Early Years Math – Data Management

#### What Colour is Your Iris?

In this activity, early years students are introduced to graphing by observing the colour of their eye.

#### Using Names to Explore Graphing

Using children's names are great way to integrate literacy and math skills. This lesson explores graphing with names.

#### Sorting Children

By sorting children in the class, students observe the similarities and differences between their classmates.

#### Sorting Material

Students sort and describe different types of materials such as little animals, beads, and shapes.

#### Sorting Apples

Children try different types of apples while paying attention to their senses. They pick a favourite and make a graph.

#### Venn Diagram

Children learn how to use venn diagrams to sort different types of materials such as leaves and other math manipulatives.

#### Introduction to Graphing

Graphs are a clear way to display data. Children use previous sorting lessons to learn how to make a graph.

#### Graphs on Paper

Students practice precise graphing skills by using this graphing package to sort and classify objects.

#### Building a Graph Together

Students and their teacher review different components of a graph and build a graph together.

#### Smarties Graph

Every box of Smarties contains a different amount of each colour. Children graph what their box contains.

#### Circle to Bar Graph

What is easier to read - a circle graph or a bar graph? Children discover the answer with this lesson.