Curriculum Units

Make Connections provides 11 thematic curriculum units in English and Spanish. Chose the units that work best for your programs, and use them in any order. Most units fit several early childhood themes. If you don’t see your themes below, contact to talk through how to adapt the units.

Each unit contains:

If you use the YMCA ELR model, each unit will cover four weeks. For childcare, PK, and afterschool programs, each unit will cover two to six weeks, depending on frequency and length of your math time.

Make Connections units. Click on unit theme below to download.

Unit Themes  Main Math Topic
About Me / See How I Grow
Sobre mí / Mira como crezco
Measurement (length, height)
Alphabet / We Love Letters
Geometry (2-D)
Animals (fur, feathers, fins, scales)
Geometry (2-D)
Community / Buildings
Comunidad / Edificios
Geometry (3-D)
End of Year / Summer
Verano / Fin de año
Measurement (length, height)
Recycling / Five Senses
Reciclaje / Cinco Sentidos
Measurement (capacity) 
Family and Friends
Familia y Amigos
Patterns and sorting
Winter / Celebrations
Invierno / Días festivos
Number sense and counting
Live Healthy / Outdoors
Vida sana / Aire libre
Patterns and sorting

Travel Earth and Sky / Numbers
Viajes en Tierra y Cielo / Números

Ladybug Game Cards

Number sense and counting
Weather / Seasons / Oceans
Clima / Estaciones
Geometry (3-D)