Another counting activity to strengthen the little ones number recognition skill and extends further by improving their fine motor skill by gluing the hearts on the squares for ordering them in sequence 😎
- Foam sheets
- Glue stick
- Sketch pen
- Cut out little hearts from the foam sheets (no. Of hearts is of your choice) and write the numbers with their corresponding dots on each sides of the hearts as shown below👇
- Cut them into two halves and place them all mixed up on the plate and let your little one do the matching of the broken hearts by counting their dots
- For the extended activity:- cut out small squares from the foam sheets such that the little hearts fits in them;
- Place those squares along with the glue sticks, the matched hearts on a plate and teach your toddler to stick those matched broken hearts onto the squares
- Finally, teach them to place it in a sequence of ten frames as shown in below pics 👇
This would be a great introduction of “Ten Frame – number sense” for the little ones along with some learning and developing fine motor skills
Make this easy to make Heart Cookies [name solely given by Baby Moo 😎] with your little ones and enjoy the evening with some ‘love cookie’ learning my lovelies 😍
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A simple but effective way to teach your little ones about the basic shape and numbers in a fun filled activity
- Thick paper / Cardboard
- A4 sheet
- Colour pencils
- Strong Glue
- Green Felt (scrapes)
- Black sketch
- Draw bunnies in various shapes (of your choice) on a paper and keeping it as a model cut out the outline of the bunnies from the cardboard; similarly cut out the carrots, for the shape bunnies in their corresponding shapes
(I have used the cardboard from inside of the newly, store bought shirts😉)
- Let your little ones colour the bunnies and their carrots (with colours of their choice) and once coloured highlight the bunnies and the carrots using black sketch
- Now to make the greens of the carrots🥕, take scrap green felt sheet and cut them in the shape of a bush and glue it behind each carrots as shown below
- Finally place the coloured shape bunnies with their carrots on a flat surface and let your little ones match, count and play
Mommy taught Baby Moo to play with it and we also arranged them in number sequence to match and Baby Moo came with different possible ways to play with it while gaining some knowledge along the way 😎
Make this activity at home and enjoy the evening with some good learning with fun play my lovelies 😍
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‘I can count’ is a wonderful math magic which helps the little ones to learn to count in a fun filled way here this DIY counting and finding the missing numbers is very easy to make and learn with?
- Cardboard (thick and thin)
- Strong Glue / Glue gun
I got this idea from a kids magazine where there was an activity of finding the missing numbers but since it was a one time using activity, I was not going to use it, thus the making of this activity came into existence ?
- Take a thick cardboard and cut into a square shaped as shown below (the size of the cardboard is of your choice)
(I have used a calendar cardboard for this activity, as it is super strong and holds good and also the size I have used is, as same as the model from magazine)
- Cover the whole cardboard with felt sheet
(colour is of your choice and as you can see from the above pic my felt sheet dint cover the whole part but still it does the job good and I’m fine with it?)
- In the middle is where the numbers are going to be placed so accordingly either paint the squares or draw them for the numbers (1-20) as shown below
- Cut small squares in the size .5cm lesser than the squares on the cardboard and also from the foam sheet (to make the moveable numbers super strong) and glue both the cardboard and the foam sheet squares together as shown below
- Finally write the numbers on them on one side and glue the rough part of the Velcro on the other side
Thus your moveable numbers with numbered cardboard are ready to be learned and played with….
Since all the numbers are moveable you can use it as many ways/times as you wish and make your little one super strong in counting, arranging and in finding the missing numbers my lovelies ?
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This activity can be done either by counting the dots or by matching the colors. This simple puzzle activity can be easily made at home within an hour or so. Those vibrant colored foam shape gets the attention of your baby and hence acts a quite time activity too (especially during Easter times) 😎
- Foam sheets
- Oval shape object (or you can draw by freehand)
- Permanent Marker
- Take foam sheets any color of your choice cut an oval (egg) shape either by free hand or by using an oval object
- You can cut as many as you want depending on the number of numbers you like to teach your baby
- Divide the oval shapes into two halves using different kinds of lines and write the numbers in one half and the corresponding counting dots in the other half.
- Finally cut the oval shapes along the black lines.
- Shuffle the halves and let your baby, do the matching, either by counting the dots and matching the numbers or by matching the colors 😉
This activity can be used for learning number recognition, practice counting, improve one-to-one correspondence, to learn about the shape oval and puzzling.
Make this super easy number activity and have a fun filled, puzzled, quite time with your baby and enjoy 😍
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