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Preschool girl filling dump truck with blocks sorted by colorIn this new video in the Reflections from the Field series, preschool teacher Jessica Abildgaard incorporated a sorting activity in an obstacle course using toy trucks to suit her student’s developmental needs. In order to prepare her students for kindergarten, she wanted to strengthen their numeral identification and sorting skills while incorporating gross motor play. When combining physical movement with toys, she expresses how an activity similar to this can increase student’s mathematical enhancement in fun and creative ways. Watch Incorporating Math Into Gross Motor Play.