Our cow has lost his spots and we have to help him find them! This number identification activity is super fun because we are sponge painting. Bonus, this is a quick and easy activity to bust out with your kids.
With this preschool learning activity your preschooler will work on number identification and following directions.
Grab a FREE copy of the template in the Required Materials section below.

Lil’ Explorers Focus Skills

Algebraic Thinking

• Count from 0-10 (4-8)

Speaking and Listening

• React with appropriate behaviors to simple questions

Visual Arts

• Use a variety of visual art materials (paint, markers, crayons, clay) with minimal adult assistance
• Use visual arts to represent people, places, and things, using spatial awareness to coordinate the features of the representation
• Explore the use of materials in a variety of different ways

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills

Algebraic Thinking

• Count from 0-20 (6-10)
• Understand values of numbers 0-20 (6-10)

Speaking and Listening

• Respond to simple questions with appropriate behaviors and comments

Visual Arts

• Use a variety of visual art materials (paint, markers, crayons, clay) with minimal adult assistance
• Use visual arts to represent people, places, and things, with accuracy and detail
• Explore the use of materials in a variety of different ways

#### *Washable Paint

##### Step #1
Print out the Spotting the Cow – Number Identification Template.
##### Step #2
Tape the cow head to a wall
Tape a long piece of paper to the wall to serve as the body of the cow.
##### Step #3
Write this month’s focus numbers on the paper.
• Explorers: 4-7
• Creators: 6-10
##### Step #4
Dab a sponge in black paint.