This googly eye counting activity is as fun as it looks.
Googly eyes have been following me everywhere. (just me?!) I find them calling my name everywhere. Well, I see you. I want you. You are now set up for a counting invitation to play on my kitchen table. Googly eyes counting activity is ON.
Get ready. This simple math activity is a hit with preschoolers!
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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 googly eye 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. 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!
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Let’s set this counting game up!
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Tape down the white paper roll. – I use Google images or picture books to help inspire my monsters.
Add a simple number above each monster.
Finally, invite your preschooler to 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 googly eye counting activity a try!