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Our names are important to us. For many Children, the letters in their names will be the very first ones they learn how to write.
In this post, you will find tips to help children recognize, spell, and eventually write their names. You'll want to give the children in your care many opportunities to see and practice spelling their name. There are so many fun ways to practice this skill!
Today I'm sharing a fun, low cost, fish bowl math one-to-one correspondence activity you can make for under $3! The Dollar Tree is one of my Favorite places to purchase items for DIY Educational Games, but it's quite possible you already have these items around the house or classroom already.
Build early preschool math skills with this fun feed the bird flip and count game. Download your free copy at the bottom of this post.
Play dough is a staple in many early learning environments. Preschoolers love to manipulate play dough in a variety of ways. In addition to being tons of fun, playing with play dough is a super workout for little fingers.
Use these counting mats with your favorite dough recipe, or your favorite math counters such as pom poms or mini erasers. As a bonus, this activity helps build both math, and motor skills.
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These counting activities are easy to assemble. Simply print (laminate for durability) and cut out the pieces for play. This set can can easily be transformed into a play dough mat! Rolling play dough balls is a great fine motor activity.
This 13-page set includes the following:
Single Page Counting Mat-Try this one for free!
Counting Cards & 10 Counting Pieces-Try these for free!
Number Word Mat
Counting Mats 1-10
Full sheet of counting pieces
TOS, and Graphics Credit
Directions for the free sample activity: To play children flip over a card, and add the correct amount of "beach ball counters to the 10-frame on the mat.
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