Counting and Measuring with Lego

Use numbered lego blocks to play some fun maths games with kids! Great for recognising numbers, counting, ordering and measuring in a hands-on, kinaesthetic and most importantly, playful, way! Counting and measuring with lego: preschool maths game!

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Shape Blocks Matching Picture Cards

Use building blocks to create some picture cards of models and patterns for kids to copy! A great maths activity for preschoolers that can be simplified for toddlers and extended for school age children.3D shape structures math activity

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Counting with Beads and Pipe Cleaners Maths Activity

Use coloured beads, pipe cleaners, numerals and play dough to set up an exciting counting and sorting maths activity for kids. This is also great for fine motor development and the finished creations can be made into permanent resources for future maths games. number bead math game

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Count and Sort Posting Box Maths Game

Make a fun posting box resource for early counting and sorting skills with the added benefit of fine motor practise and problem solving too! The enduring appeal of dropping and posting through holes will make this a real favourite game with toddlers to school age kids, with possibilities to extend the learning for the older

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Bottle Top Count and Match Game

Here’s a fun way to re-use bottle tops and jar lids by turning them into a simple counting and sorting game for preschoolers! As part of our on-going Playful Maths series, Debs from Learn with Play at Home and I are looking at simple and fun

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