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Preschool kids will have a blast while playing this simple Smack the Number counting game! Work on number recognition and one to one correspondence in a fun way!

Smack the Number Counting Game

This counting game is fun way to practice number recognition and one to one correspondence and because it's a game it will really appeal to preschoolers.

learning about pendulums in preschool...great summer camp project idea too!

More Learning About Pendulums

After the fun of painting with pendulums, we extended our pendulum experimentation by using them to knock down blocks. I got this idea from Let's Promote Play, where they have a much nicer apparatus than what you see here. I'd been hoping to find the time to build one of my own, but instead just re-purposed the PVC pipe from one of our painting pendulums and came up with this monstrosity. (I wound up having to add some pipe to brace the front and back to give it more stability, but you get…

Feed the Hungry Shape Monsters Sorting Game

Feed the Hungry Shape Monsters Sorting Game - The Imagination Tree

Make a fun activity for preschoolers and school aged kids with this feed the hungry shape monsters sorting game! So simple to make and great for teaching little ones to recognise, name and sort 2D shapes in a silly, hilarious way! We made this funny feed the hungry shape monsters sorting game using pieces of...Read More »

How to set up the blocks center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus block center freebies

How to Set Up the Blocks Center in an Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool

How to set up the blocks center in your early childhood classroom (with ideas, tips, and book list) plus block center freebies

Mashup Math

Mashup Math is YOUR online guide for teaching and learning mathematics in elementary, middle, and high school. Mathematics can be challenging and you could u...

Playfully Learning: Our Sticky Easel ... I like the set up of the materials - sorting the pattern blocks into individual cups and the other side has yarn pieces sorted by color.

Our Sticky Easel

I recently read about this over at the Teach Preschool blog and I loved the idea of building on the easel. This week I covered our easel with contact paper and secured it with duct tape. I then put cups of pattern blocks on one side and cups of colored yarn on the other. The children have been exploring creating art on the sticky surfaces. They have made designs, pictures, patterns and it is only Tuesday! They are really enjoying this experience. Surprisingly only one child asked if he could…

Wrapping blocks in white paper transforms them into ice blocks for building igloos.

Wrapping blocks in white paper transforms them into ice blocks for building igloos.

Free TouchMath TouchCube downloads.

Welcome to TouchMath, Multisensory Teaching, Learning Math Tools Make Math Fun!

Welcome to TouchMath, a leading multisensory teaching & learning math program for preschoolers, elementary, middle and high school students, learners in Special Ed and students in the autistic spectrum.

Wrecking Ball Block Play from Fantastic Fun & Learning

Wrecking Ball Block Play

Make an easy DIY wrecking ball and add a little demolition fun to block play kids' activities.

20 Awesome DIY Craft Stick Math Manipulatives. So many fun math activities for kids!

20 Fun Math Activities Using Craft Sticks

20 Awesome DIY Craft Stick Math Manipulatives. So many fun math activities for kids!

Count and Smash Play Dough Math Activity is a fun, hands-on, sensory way for preschoolers to practice counting & fine motor skills!

Count and Smash Play Dough Math Activity | Stir The Wonder

Count and Smash Play Dough Math Activity is a fun, hands-on, sensory way for preschoolers to practice counting & fine motor skills!