If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting Cards

Apr 9, 2015

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 need of some chocolate chips. They were THRILLED with the challenge and eagerly got to work.

I hope your kids love the freebie too.

This post contains Amazon affiliate links for Laura Numeroff’s books.

FREE If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting Cards

Getting Ready

I printed the “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” counting cardson cardstock to give them extra durability and make the colors really pop.

Then I cut them apart and grabbed a bag of chocolate chips from the pantry.

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie free counting cards

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting Cards

Big Brother {age 5} was ready to jump right into teen numbers so he grabbed eleven and started adding the chips.

FREE If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting CardsSince Middle Brother {age 3.5} was still practicing reading numbers and counting one object at a time, I had him start with the number 1, then move on to number 2 and so on.

Super cute If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting Cards

One card after another, the boys read {snacked} and counted their way to better number sense.

Scroll below and click the blue button to download your free counting cards and then make sure to scroll down and check out even more Laura Numeroff inspired activities your kids will love!

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Check out the other ideas from the Virtual Book Club:

If You Give a Moose Hot Chocolate Banana Muffins // Growing Book By Book

Cookie Delivery Rube Goldberg Machine // Inspiration Laboratories

Making Gluten Free Muffins – If You Give A Moose a Muffin // 3 Dinosaurs

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Counting Activities // Still Playing School

DIY Pretend Play Cookies // Mama Miss

Free Printable If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Printables // Lalymom

6 Comments

  1. Kristina

    Yum! I want to do these today. Totally trying these out with the kiddos.

    Reply
  2. Dawn

    I am also a blogger and am planning on an upcoming blog post on ways to keep your preschoolers busy while homeschooling older kids. My blog is not primarily about homeschooling but many of my followers are “crunchy” homeschooling mamas. I will be adding back-links to your post to drive traffic back your way, wondering if you ever need guest blog posts? Please let me know if so!

    Thanks for all you do!

    Reply
  3. Bev

    Love all your ideas…I’m just in my 2nd month of teaching preschool and have used so many of your ideas! wonderful…please keep them coming! Bev

    Reply
    • Kimberleigh

      Hello Bev,
      Thank you so much for the kind words. We are here because of folks like you!
      I hope you and your students find hours of learning and inspiration!
      Warmly,
      Kimberleigh // Happiness Ambassador

      Reply

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