Elizabeth Gamino shares her story the Early Math Team’s focus on brain development and its influence learning in pre-school aged children. The effects of early math on later academic success became a focus, and driving force into further study. Ultimately this team has focused “Center-based Activities,” and some games that this team has created for children to explore and grow with. The Frog-Splash game, and other “non-linear” game boards and their role in these center-based activities are described. She goes into a few specific student stories that will interest anyone fascinated by the 4 year old mind.