Are kindergartners really expected to do algebra? Believe it or not, they are! Before you start getting nervous, know this: kindergarten algebra is a lot different than what you did in high school. In the world of kindergarten, algebra means putting like things into groups, or noticing what doesn’t belong in a set. Being able to identify, sort, and classify objects by their common attributes is an important kindergarten standard. Want to make it fun? Grab your camera, put on your walking shoes, and get ready for some algebra on the fly.