Have fun playing this beans and flower pots counting activity using the simplest of materials! Playful, hands-on maths for preschoolers to school age children, which can easily be adapted to become more challenging if needed.
After using some simple dried beans (we
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Make an alphabet beans literacy game and an ongoing resource to use in lots of activities together!
Using some ordinary, dry butter beans (sold in the bag at the supermarket), I wrote on the letters of the alphabet using a black
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Make some magic coloured beans as a great DIY resource for sorting, counting, imaginative play and storytelling! These are so simple to make and are hugely appealing to play with.
We made a new play, counting and
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We have been doing lots of indoor growing recently and planted some beans at the same time that we grew our cress letters last month. This is a really easy, visual way to teach children about root systems and is something I used to do with my school children each Spring time. Plus it’s
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