Building Number Sense in Kindergarten and First Grade! Plenty of hands-on games and activities that have students identifying, ordering, and comparing numbers 0-20.

Quick and Fun Math Practice for Little Kids

Shape monsters---can incorporate shapes, vertices and adjectives all in one. Have the kids create their shape monster then describe it using math vocabulary and afjectives

### Fun Bottle Top Addition Game. Playful Maths

This is very cool and easy math activity and found very useful to teach sorting and counting. I would pass this pin. Children will match the same color of pom-pom with the bottle color.

### Giant Shape Sort

A little masking tape and objects around the house can turn into a fun learning game for toddlers! This GIANT shape sort activity is perfect for teaching shape recognition . with a little cognitive development skill of sorting on the side! by marissa

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Quiet activity! Pick up pom poms with chopsticks - number cards could relate to number or colour - endless possibilities.....

Number bonds to 10 challenge. My children love numicon!

Numicon on rockmyclassroom.com

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Clothespin Number Match - learn numbers and practice fine motor skills. Great center idea!

Counting Activity Using a Geoboard. Here is something every teacher has in their classroom and can make on your own. So simple and a GREAT idea. Easy to go back and check student work and collect IEP data. Read more about this great idea and some others at: http://www.aneverydaystory.com/2014/06/03/number-letter-sequencing/

Two preschool math activities using Duplo Legos. These are great for younger brother while the older ones do their schoolwork! Identify the next number in a series of numbers up to ten. Pre-school age 3 and 4

Boat project - day 1 make boats out of plastic trays and art supplies, day 2 test boats to see if they float, day 3 children can print labels to identify what type of boat they made