Next I showed them that each cell has a name based on its row and column and showed them how to find the name of a cell (for example, B2). First I asked them to point to a cell I called out, then I gave them some coins to put in a specific cell:
Then we moved on to a 3x3 grid:
The next day, I presented a bigger challenge:
UPDATE: I was so inspired by how much my kids enjoyed early math "games" that I created the La La Logic Critical Thinking Curriculum for 3-6 year olds, which includes online brain challenge games, printable worksheets, enrichment activities and more!