Inside: Preschool counting activities for kids. Hands-on learning using googly eyes.
It’s time to get counting!
Googly eyes have been following me everywhere. (just me?!)
I found them calling my name at Office Depot, and then again at Dollar Tree.
Well, googly eyes, I see you. I want you. You are now set up for a coutning invitation to play on my kitchen table.
Get ready! This googly eye preschool counting game is a hit!
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How do you make counting fun for early learners?
Pretty simple. Let’s set up fun counting activities that our preschoolers that inspire learning through play!
Try counting with small blocks.
Have fun counting on a number line.
Use hearts to make a counting memory game.
And who doesn’t love a six-eyed monster?
My newly four-year-old was eager to count and get started as soon as this Breakfast Invitation hit the table.
This counting activity is such a big deal.
For starters, the grasping of the googly eyes is helping strengthen small hand muscles.
This practice will ultimately lead to stronger handwriting, cutting, and tying shoes later in life. This practice is a considerable benefit by helping to hold a pencil and writing.
Next, this counting game is helping your preschooler understand how to use glue.
Don’t think using glue is valuable? You will, after reading this from my friend at Busy Toddler.
This preschool counting game is also helping your preschooler understand number sense.
You see, fun invitations to play typically have intention and purpose behind the scenes.
Let’s set this counting game up!
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Tape down the white paper roll.
PRO TIP: I use Google images to help inspire my monsters.
Add a simple number above each monster.
Invite your preschooler o glue the correct amount of googly eyes on each monster.
Have an older child that loves math?
Try to add simple addition problems for each group of monster eyes! Your Kindergartener will love this variation.
It’s time to give this counting activity a try!