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Baby Activity – Learning to Match

Learning to Match
 baby activity learning to match
I was looking back on my “Where and When to Start” post and it made me want to see how N responded to matching now that she is 12 months old. I didn’t think she was ready for any of the printable matching activities I suggested in that post so I tried to have her match Pez.
I used cups to put each of the pairs in. After about 5 days of doing it by myself, talking about it in front of her, acting like matching these Pez was soooo fun, and her grabbing both bunnies and running away, I decided that maybe she isn’t ready and that I’d try again in a few weeks. =)
I still wanted to share this idea though because I think this concrete way of matching is a great way to introduce it.
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4 Comments

  • Reply Patricia

    It’s a good idea.Sometimes they seem as not understanding anything and one day they just do it.

    February 26, 2011 at 1:25 pm
  • Reply Nicolette

    We have a Little People Noah’s Ark set with pairs of animals. We starting matching with those. Just thought I’d share an alternative to always doing printables.

    February 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm
  • Reply JDaniel4's Mom

    JDaniel would love opening and closing these.

    February 26, 2011 at 11:12 pm
  • Reply teacher2mom

    My one year old loves to play with the Pez dispensers too! But I love how you made an educational activity out it. 😉

    julie

    February 27, 2011 at 9:43 pm
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