Rainbow Marshmallow and Toothpick Structures

Create some beautiful rainbow marshmallow and toothpick structures in this gorgeous, mathematical invitation to play for kids! Great for problem solving and developing maths and construction skills, this is a great boredom-busting activity that’s sure to appeal to all ages.

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20 Counting Activities for Preschoolers

20 activities for preschoolers

Here are 20 counting activities for preschoolers and school aged kids to enjoy, learning maths through play in as fun a way as possible!

20 activities for preschoolers

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Salt Tray and Gem Pattern Making

Enjoy some playful maths activities with this salt tray and gem pattern making provocation! So simple and low cost, with plenty of opportunities for extending the learning and being creative too!

Invitation to make patterns in a salt tray

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Magnetic Counting Fish Game

Magnetic counting fish game for preschoolers

Make learning fun with this magnetic counting fish game to go along with the popular counting rhyme  “1 ,2, 3, 4, 5 Once I caught a Fish Alive!” Fine motor skills, counting, ordering, creativity and singing in one exciting playful maths activity!Magnetic counting fish game for preschoolers

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Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning

Maths investigation area

Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or in the classroom, to encourage plenty of open-ended play and self-directed learning with a range of inviting materials.

Maths investigation area

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