Category Archives: Math

get ready for Easter with EASTER EGG NUMBER HUNT

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Easter is just around the corner.  We pulled out all of the plastic eggs,  bunny ears and Easter books.  Now you just know that a regular old egg hunt is not going to fly around here!  It took a little … Continue reading

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beginning MATH CONCEPTS with more, less and same

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This week we’ve worked on counting with Balloon Dice and recognizing numbers with Number Hunt.  This activity works on another beginning math concept.  The ideas of more, less and the same; are important for kids to learn.  This activity is really geared … Continue reading

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practice fine motor skills with COLOR CLIPS

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I came across a bag of clothes pins and couldn’t resist.  They only cost about $2 and I figured I would find something fun to do with them.  They sat in my art cabinet for a while before I found their perfect … Continue reading

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Work on numbers with VALENTINES memory

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Valentines Day is right around the corner. . .can you feel the love?  I whipped up this little game to give M and M a little practice recognizing numbers as well as to stretch  their memory muscles.  They took a … Continue reading

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Sense of Touch Beans

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For this activity I am going to share with you a Mommy MUST HAVE!  Are you ready?  Beans. . . that’s right beans.  You can use pinto, kidney, or chili beans.  Any bean you can find the only requirement is … Continue reading

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Shape Patterns

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Have you ever seen store made pattern boards?  They are usually a rectangular card  that displays a pattern.  Your kids can use these to practice patterns until they are skilled enough to make them on their own.  These pattern boards … Continue reading

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Pom Pom Sort

If you need a good quite time activity that also has skill building qualities, this is it.  Pom Pom Sort has only a few inexpensive materials, is easy to put together and encourages “alone play” (just in case you need … Continue reading

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Candy Cane Twist

I love pipe cleaners!  They might be my new favorite kid supply.  I wasn’t sure how this one would go, and I broke one of my major “mommy rules”.  Always try a lesson before you present it! I think this … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Chart

This year in order to add a little math to our week of gingerbread, I made a First Bite Chart.  Charts are easy to put together, make a great foundation for many educational discussions, and are a whole lot of fun! … Continue reading

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