## Roll and Trace

Roll and Trace is a great game for number sense and fine motor skills!     Yesterday, I posted a Roll a Rainbow printable from Kids1234Count and this Roll and Trace printable from the same site goes right along with it.   How to Play: The numbers 2-12 are on the printable ready to trace. …

## Using a Funnel – More or Less?

B had fun pouring the colored rice into different containers using a funnel and a scoop! It was the perfect time to talk about more and less, full and empty, and half full.

## Roll and Count Part 2

Yesterday, I featured a Roll and Count game that you could make and today I wanted to show you a different style mat for the same game.   Use a dot stamper or circle stickers to make this game mat with numbers 1 to 6 (for one die) or 7 to 12 (for two dice). …

## Roll and Count

Use a dot stamper or circle stickers to make this Roll and Count game mat with numbers 1 to 6. If you are making more than one mat, mix up the formations and don’t put the numbers in order.   How to Play: Roll the die and put the corresponding number of counters in the …

## Math Water Bag

This Math Water Bag activity combines math and listening skills.   I drew a line down the middle of a ziplock bag and filled the bag with water and 5 beads. I would say “Can you put 1 bead on this side and 4 beads on the other side?” This activity introduces and enforces the …

## Floating Memory

How to prepare a floating memory game: Write a number on the bottom of one top and the number word with dots on the other using a sharpie. Float your tops and get ready to play. This floating memory game was a lot harder than I thought it would be. It got B’s attention because …

## Working with Numbers

Working with numbers by identifying numerals, counting, and exploring their relationships.         B doesn’t necessarily understand the concept of larger numbers yet, but he shows interest in pointing them out and identifying them. When he started arguing with me in the grocery store that the number was three one instead of thirty …

## Candy Bar Graph

Yes, these are heart candies from Valentine’s Day! =) I can’t pass up a good deal. You can also make a candy bar graph with m&ms, fruity cheerios, gummy bears, fruit snacks, etc. Simply take a piece of paper and label the colors and begin to sort and organize the colors into a bar graph. …

## Working with Patterns

I had a bunch of foam stickers and decided to make B some strips for patterning practice. I saw this idea about working with patterns at Chasing Cheerios. First, I put the stickers on the strip of paper in a certain pattern. I left the backing on the last sticker but traced it in the pattern. …

## Printable Number Race

This printable Number Race game is a fun way to work on number identification, counting, shape recognition, and one to one correspondence. How to Play: *Roll one die. *Put a sticker next to the number rolled (or stamp it, color it in, or x it out) *The first number to have all of its shapes …

## Wonder Pets Printable Math Game

This free, Wonder Pets Printable Math Game makes counting practice so much fun for your toddler or preschooler.   I came across these Wonder Pets pages at Makinglearningfun.com and thought they would be perfect. They are actually called Magnet pages (which would be really fun if I had a bunch of circle magnets!). How To …