Set up a fun playful maths activity using spaghetti stuck into play dough and a box of colourful threading beads! Fantastic for developing fine motor skills, practising counting, recognising numerals and making simple patterns in a hands-on, open-ended way. Continue reading Counting and Patterning with Play Dough, Spaghetti and Beads
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!
Welcome to another idea from our Playful Maths series, co-hosted weekly with Debs from Learn with
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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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Use old bottles and pom poms for simple counting and sorting maths games and motor skills fun! With lots of ways to play and learn, these are a great addition to the maths area at home or school. Welcome to another Playful
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Combine the classic song Five Little Ducks with some exciting water play in a sensory tub as a fun way to enjoy numbers, counting, singing and story-telling!
The girls all loved this story-telling activity as it combined two of their favourite things, singing and water play! This song is
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