This is one of those activities where I kind of had an activity planned in my head and it just kept evolving because I didn’t know exactly what I wanted.
Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills
- Count from 0-10
- Understand values of numbers 0-10
- Understand 3 of the 5 senses to make observations (touch)
Write the numbers 0 through 10 on notecards with each number being on a different notecard.
Now that you have all the materials ready it’s time to play.
Have your Lil’ label the dock (bin) using the paper numbers. Whatever number is on the paper is the number of boats that will go in the dock (bin).
Remove all the boats and repeat step 3 until you have tried all the numbers.
This activity will help your Lil’ see that numbers are not just symbols on paper or things we count; rather they represent a quantity or value.
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