Category Archives: numbers

Make a Picture Phone Book

Preschooler are beginning to learn their numbers by sight and by name.  They also need to know how to use the telephone or cell phone in case of emergency. This activity will help them with those skills but also let … Continue reading

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Potato Print Eggs

Supplies needed: One potato for 2 colors of paint ( Use potatoes with good oval shape) knief several colors of thickly mixed tempera paint one 9 by 9 inche sheet of construction paper scissors one paint brush for each color … Continue reading

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Valentine fun…..Happy Valentines Day

Supplies needed: Wall paper sample book or assorted colored paper Scissors, markers, glue Heart patterns different sizes on hard stock paper or use cookie cutter Lace,buttons, bows, rick rack, cloth scraps, etc. For younger children cut out at least a … Continue reading

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What can we do with empty boxes?

When my children were small at Christmas or Birthdays, they were often happy playing with the boxes and ignored the gift. This is  a fun activity and when it is over just put all the boxes into the recycling bin and … Continue reading

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Elevator Game

Supplies needed   None This is great relaxer when your child is getting tired or needs to get the wiggles out before a lesson or story. Count from one to ten then you and your child get down low to ground … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek with Pennies

Supplies needed:  Play dough or Silly Putty and 10 pennies Use play dough for younger children Silly putty for older children This activity is fun but must be closely supervised so that the children do not put the pennies in … Continue reading

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Elevator Game

No supplies needed When  your child seems tired of sitting still and needs to get the “wiggles” out, this is fun activity. Count from one to ten and pretend that each number represents a floor on a big tall building.  … Continue reading

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