Lots of good math ideas like this one, Using cotton swabs to paint ten frames and twenty frames and SO MANY MORE GREAT IDEAS on how to build number sense in First Grade and Kindergarten with a lot of pictures! Must read!
A, Bee, C, Preschool: Building Shapes. Kindergarten readiness: Colored craft sticks are labeled with the number of sides each shape has, ie: 3 purple sticks - triangle. The children will choose a color and build the matching colored shape from the sticks.
Instead of numbers write the color word on the bottles. Sort pom-poms by color. Empty each bottle and count the pom-poms. Then record how many pom-poms were in each bottle. Add the two colors together for addition practice.
FREE Play ‘Hidden Numbers’ to help children recognise numbers - this game will get your child to associate shapes with numbers for easy identification. Cut a small hole in an envelope, put a number in it so that only part of it shows,