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a quiet counting, sorting and fine manipulative activity for the classroom!

Just a very simple idea for quieter sessions. Pom poms are so quiet. Children get the pom-poms with chopsticks or tweezers. good for counting sorting and fine manipulative. Can be done individually or they could choose a number then race to collect.

How many circles can you fill with beans before the timer runs out? Can you do it again and beat your first score?! Counting, sorting  fine motor skills. Also used as an investigation area where children can use their senses to explore the different types of beans.

How many circles can you fill with beans before the timer runs out?

Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.

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A bunch of things to know about dementia Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.

Beans and flower pots counting activity

Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity

pots have numbers on for sorting and counting. Bury numbers/letters to discuss. Find a number line or letters to your name.

pots have numbers on for sorting and counting. Bury numbers/letters to discuss. This could be adapted for sums or as a phonics station?

I love these ladybird counters! Made using: bottle tops, a permanent marker and some googly eyes.  Perfect for counting, game counters or what about sorting?

Bottle top ladybugs (turn into math game by varying the # of spots, write numeral on bottom for self-checking) I'd use plastic bottle caps for this.

Autumn Sensory Bin for Children: Building a Small World with Carved Pumpkins, Pine Cones, and Leaves

Little House in the Pumpkin - Autumn Craft & Sensory Bin

Autumn Sensory Bin for Children: Building a Small World with Carved Pumpkins, Pine Cones, and Leaves -- one of the cutest ideas for outdoor sensory play!

To encourage children's maths concepts in useful and fun ways, because play matters, here are 20 useful math games.

Activities for Children: Maths Games

age range 3 to 5 - count use fingers to show how many or age of self. Common Core State Standard: Counting, Cardinality, and Operations Base Ten. ISTAR-KR: Counting and Quantity

This color sorting train is a great for kids to learn colors. They can also work on counting. A fun color recognition activity for toddlers and preschoolers!

Train Color Sorting Activity

COLOUR SORTING TRAIN - is a great way for kids to learn and differentiate colors. They can also work on counting. A fun color recognition activity for toddlers and preschoolers!

Using tweezers to count the correct number of a snowballs into the containers. EYFS

Using tweezers to pick up and sort the cotton wool 'snowballs' as a finger-gym, fine motor skills activity. Use counting activity as an extension.

Make a giant color graph!  Great way to learn through play for preschoolers.  Sorting, counting, and graphing.

Sorting, Counting, and Graphing for Preschoolers

Make a giant color graph, and sort, count, and graph toys or other objects! I’ve mentioned before that Jonathan (turning 4 in January) is always asking…

Valentine sensory tub for babies, toddlers, and preschool in four easy steps, using things you already have. Fun, simple play.

Valentine sensory tub

Valentine sensory tub for babies and toddlers, in four easy steps, using things you already have. Valentine sensory play, pink sensory tub idea, Valentine activity for toddlers