This week, I have been working with my little girl on the letter C. If you have a toddler, you know how hard it can be to maintain their interest and focus. So I keep things simple and straight to the point. You can't expect a 2 year old to sit for more than 20 minutes straight...if you can get them to sit still for 5..that's pretty good!! If you can get them to stay focused for more than 15 minutes...please tell me your secret! Here are a few things we did: In past posts, I talked about how…
Susan Jones Teaching: Building Number Sense in Kindergarten and First Grade
Tons of number sense activities and lessons for the kindergarten and first grade classroom. These games provide meaningful practice to develop number sense.
15 Fun and Educational Activities for Kids - Lovebugs and Postcards
Great use of numeracy and shapes foe early math activities.
Fun Bottle Top Addition Game. Playful Maths
Welcome once again to the "Playful Maths" weekly series brought to you by Learn with Play at home (us) and The Imagination Tree Together, let's make MATHS FUN! ............................................................................................................ Last week I shared Bottle Top Calculator. This week we bring you another 2 Playful Maths Activities using Bottle Tops. Today's activity from us focuses on "Counting, Number Recognition and Basic Addition" This activity also…
Two Preschool Math Activities with Duplo Legos - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
I recently created two math activities for Owen (age 4.5) using Duple LEGO®’s. Duplos definitely make school more fun! Activity #1: Put the numbers 1-12 in order. Build Duplo towers to match. This was a challenging project for Owen, but not difficult enough to be frustrating. The first step was to put all the numbers […]
Early Years ideas from Tishylishy
Early Years ideas from Tishylishy. 72,736 likes · 31,674 talking about this. Sharing photos, provision enhancements and outcomes from my EYFS class and...
Learning to count with Dominoes Cookies
Learning to count with Dominoes Cookies is a fabulous, fun and motivating activity for kids. So much learning happens when we cook with our kids.
Maths In The Playground
Counting 1-10 I wrote the numbers 1-10 on plastic cups and plastic spoons and the children matched the numbers. They were then encouraged to spoon the correct number of spoonfuls into their cup. This quickly turned into a cooking game and we were all imagining delicious food being counted!! This was quick to set up, very inexpensive and could be used for anything, in any area of the house or classroom. Weighing My lovely father-in-law made this for me as I thought this would add another…
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.
4 Free Printable 2D Shape Activities
It’s so fun to watch children build confidence when they are learning their shapes. Everywhere that they go, they notice shapes. Rectangles on the bricks of houses, squares on the sidewalk, triangles on the pizza… Talking about it can be a real time-filler! Great for passing the time on car rides or waiting in a doctor’s ...