Free Apple Tree Counting Mats

Free Apple Tree Counting Mats

Activity for ages 3 to 5. These free apple tree counting mats are perfect for fall! Just grab some pom poms and you're ready for some fun, hands-on practice with counting, number recognition, vocabulary building and fine motor skills. I'm absolutely in love with the...

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Number Recognition I Spy

Number Recognition I Spy

Activity for ages 3 to 5. I was so impressed when my four year old hopped into the car after preschool and counted from 1 to 100 completely by himself. I may have even patted myself on the back for a minute.... until I realized that he could recite his numbers but he...

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Free 4th of July Activities for Kids

Free 4th of July Activities for Kids

Activities for ages 3 to 8. If you're on the hunt for easy prep, fun to play 4th of July activities for kids, I have you covered. Just print the free Bingo game and counting clip cards {below} and get ready for a 4th of July your young patriots will always remember....

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4 Must-Try Dice Games

4 Must-Try Dice Games

Activities for ages 4 to 8. Dice games are a quick, screen free way to entertain kids when you're at home or on the go. These four must-try dice games are my family's favorites. They're easy to learn, fun to play, and {as a HUGE bonus} teach kids important math...

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25 Craft Stick Activities

25 Craft Stick Activities

Activities for ages 3 to 8. We love craft stick activities. They're low prep, hands-on and creative. Whether you're looking for simple math games, craft projects, reading activities or even science experiments, these 25 craft stick activities...

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Number Playdough Mats

Number Playdough Mats

I pull out playdough A LOT. It's such a playful way to learn so many different skills at once. And these number playdough mats are no exception! They're a hands-on way to work on number recognition, counting, one-to-one correspondence AND fine motor practice. Snag...

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LEGO Addition Cards

LEGO Addition Cards

Activity for ages 4 to 6. Whether you're looking for a hands-on way to practice addition or you need a fun LEGO activity for kids, these free LEGO addition cards are sure to be a hit. Just print the cards, grab some LEGOS, and you're ready to step up the cool math...

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LEGO Pattern Cards

LEGO Pattern Cards

Activity for ages 3 to 6. Have some LEGO fans in your home or classroom? These free LEGO pattern cards make math super fun for kids. Just print the pattern cards {below}, grab your stash of LEGOs and you're ready for some motivating, hands-on pattern...

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21 Cool Bug Activities for Kids

21 Cool Bug Activities for Kids

Activities for ages 3 to 8. Looking for some cool bug activities to try with your kids? These 21 creepy crawly math, literacy and craft projects are sure to be a hit. Whether you're looking for new ideas for an insect unit or you just want to...

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting Cards

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting Cards

The simple humor in Laura Numeroff's whitty children's books makes them fun for kids and grown ups alike. After reading the classic "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" a few days ago, I pulled out a little surprise for my kids: a set of cookie counting cards in serious...

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Craft Stick Patterns

Craft Stick Patterns

Activity for ages 3 to 6. Looking for a hands-on way to teach kids patterns? These free craft stick pattern cards are an easy prep math station or busy bag. Grab your copy and then check out the other awesome rainbow busy bags in our blog hop {below}. Getting Ready...

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Math Fact Dominoes

Math Fact Dominoes

Math Fact Game for ages 4 to 8. My oldest LOVES math fact challenges so I was excited to put together a set of fun popsicle stick math fact dominoes he could use to practice +2s. Working on subtraction, multiplication or division instead? No problem! Just...

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Too Big, Too Small, Just Right

Too Big, Too Small, Just Right

Activity for ages 4 to 8. Three hours into a recent plane ride with our three kids, I became a little desperate for some new entertainment. Since I was really low on supplies, I dug deep and started thinking back to my days teaching kindergarten. That's when this...

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Number Counting and Tracing Book

Number Counting and Tracing Book

Activity for ages 3 to 5. Our free printable alphabet tracing roads have been a HUGE hit so I was excited to put together a follow up activity book that was all about numbers. This freebie is a hands-on way to teach kids how to write and understand 0 to 10. Use it as...

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8 Fun Rhymes for Kids

8 Fun Rhymes for Kids

Activity for ages 3 to 5. Rhymes for kids are a power packed combo of fun and learning. Not only are they easy entertainment, but they also teach children important early reading skills including listening for word patterns, learning new vocabulary and story...

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Five Little Cupcakes

Five Little Cupcakes

Activities for ages 3 to 5. Rhymes for kids are big in our family. Rhyming helps my boys notice patterns in the way words sound - an important pre-reading skill - and, as a BIG bonus, they're one of the easiest ways to keep them entertained when we're...

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Five Little Monkeys

Five Little Monkeys

Activity for ages 3 to 5. Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed is one of my family's all time favorite rhymes for kids. It's been my secret weapon when I needed a quick distraction in doctors' waiting rooms, airplanes, restaurants... you name it....

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Cut and Paste Shape Game for Kids

Cut and Paste Shape Game for Kids

Activity for ages 3 to 6. Are you looking for a fun way to help kids learn about shapes? After doing a contact paper shape sort and shape hunt a few weeks ago, the kids and I were excited to try this new hands-on shape game for kids. It's easy...

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Bug Number Bonds

Bug Number Bonds

Activity for ages 4 to 7. We've been busy planting in the garden almost everyday and with a 2 and 4 year old our yard, work inevitably turns into bug hunting.  So I took my 4 year old's fascination with insects and used it to practice number bonds with...

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Where’s LEGO Man?

Where’s LEGO Man?

Activity for ages 3 to 5. This LEGO game is a simple way to help kids learn important direction words including {in front, on top, behind, left and right}.  This easy prep, fun-to-play partner LEGO game uses one of kids' favorite toys to...

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