This is an activity based on the picture book Equal Shmequal. Equal Shmequal has ratings and 28 reviews. Donna said: The animals of the forest want to play tug-of-war, but have to get their teams equal to make i. EQUAL SHMEQUAL by. Virginia Kroll. After watching two children at the playground, Mouse and her friends want to play tug-of-war but they can’t figure out how.

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I am eager to read more in this collection! Return to Book Page. Hattie Lambrou rated it did not like it Feb 28, Try to get a couple of pairings that are very close to create some equal statements. Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday 25 reviews. Also good to incorporate in discussion on animals. They children will learn math while enjoying the battle of tug-of-war with the forest animals.


Fun living math book. After multiple attempts are made, they finally arrive at a solution that makes both sides equal with shmqeual same number of animals.

Equal Shmequal

Apr 15, Robyn Davis rated it liked it Shelves: Feb 22, Sabrina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Communicate and interpret simple additive strategies, using words, diagrams picturesand symbols. Trivia About Equal Shmequal. Great to use dhmequal discussing weight and proportions. Wonderful illustrations capture Mouse and her animal friends from whiskers to tails We paired this book with a scale and practised estimating and then weighing various objects.

Forest animals — Juvenile fiction Equations — Juvenile fiction. What does it mean to be equal? OK story, sweet illustrations.

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Equal Shmequal Virginia L. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mar 18, Haim rated it it was amazing Shelves: Hardcover32 pages. They use a teeter-totter to figure equal weights.

Refresh and try again. Nothing works until Mouse starts thinking mathematically.

Through a game of tug-of-war Mouse and her friends have to decide how to make both sides equal with the same number of animals. I love the illustrations and concept behind this story to teach what equal is. I love using this book to teach about balance.


Apr 17, Fariba Aadelvand rated it really liked it Shelves: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Sumequal 9 reviews. Copy and Paste the code below qeual your website or blog. Tug of Wars and See-Saws This activity is based on the picture book: Includes nonfiction math notes for meanings of equal. Kroll No preview available – Mar 13, Kelli Dana added it Shelves: This is such a great book i real Apr 29, Christine Turner rated it it was amazing Shelves: On another day, or prior to the tug of war session, explore the same idea of recording equal and not equal relationships using a set of balance bucket scales or a see-saw in a playground.

Why are they not equal?