This could be done with sight words, numbers, letters of the alphabet, etc!

Literacy centers - the first six months sight word swat as a literacy centre. Dollar tree has giant fly swatters!

Counting Activity Using a Geoboard from An Everyday Story Number and Letter Sequencing

Number and Letter Sequencing

Love this idea - re pinned would also be good for fine motor. Counting Activity Using a Geoboard from An Everyday Story Number and Letter Sequencing

Floating ping pong balls phonics Awesome idea and easy to do. Good for IP play time

Alphabet Sounds Fishing and Matching game

Alphabet Sounds Fishing and Matching game. Use ping-pong balls to practise letter names and sounds with a fun fishing and matching game for pre-schoolers!

Lillypad sight word jumping so easy to DIY this up. (use for minimal pairs for aud. discrim, artic, etc.)

Another pinner said Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations: Word Work. Students place the lily pad "sight words" or any word families around the room and say them as they hop on each word. I can see adapting this for any math skill as well!

Identity crisis? No, I'm a male nursery teacher!: Racing to understand place value in EYFS

MEASUREMENT understand place value in EYFS. But, for preschool, simply measuring the distance traveled. closest to the tube, furthest, etc.

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:)

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:) Number Recognition Activity - You could use this to practice number recognition and also number bonds. Find OR find 4 + 4

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:)

Tough spot number practice with wet cotton wool buds:) Number Recognition Activity - You could use this to practice number recognition and also number bonds. Find OR find 4 + 4

Shaving foam and powder paint mixing and mark making

Shaving foam and powder paint mixing and mark making. This is another good example of AFFINITY SPACE and it has all the facets of triggering curiosity- Empowering Pedagogy for Early Childhood Educators

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.

Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2) | Guess Who?

"Guess the Number" Kids ask questions like "is the number greater/less than___?", "is the number between ___ and___?", "is the number in the tens place___?", "is the number to guess the selected number.

Numicon & aqua beads on rockmyclassroom.com

Use aqua beads with numicon shapes. Fish out a shape, then fill it in with beads, counting out loud!

Matching Initial Sounds from Rachel (",)

Practical Phonics Activities

Focus of Instruction: Phonics Direction: The students will be given a bowl with letters taped to the bottom. As part of the activity the students sort the materials provided and place them with the correct letter.

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