Looking for FUN Counting to 30 Activities? And more ways to encourage preschool and kindergarten kids to practice counting? Kids will love catchin’ tadpoles in this fun sensory bin count and play project!
This activity will go perfectly with this mega Montessori inspired spring flip book for 3-4 year olds. Laminate these and place them in the same ring binder which includes skills to cover language, name letters, shapes, math, emotions and much much more!
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Counting to 30 Activities Catching Tadpoles Sensory Bin
Some kids have negative and sometimes traumatic feelings about math. There are lots of fun ways to make math less intimidating. Starting with the very basics, using play and hands-on activities to provide plenty of counting to 30 activities for kids! We’ve done so many activities for teaching number sense!
This activity is so simple to setup and play!
What you’ll need:
- blue yarn for the sensory bin (pretend water play)
- printable kit (below)
- plastic tub
- tongs (optional)
How to play:
Prepare the tub with cut up strings of blue yarn (as pretend water). Laminate jars numbered 1-10 along with the mini cut outs of the tadpoles. Cut out the tadpoles and place them into the tub along with the blue yarn. You can differentiate this activity according to the levels in your group. You can choose to use the jars from 1-5 or the jars up to 20. So this game would suit any age!
Have the kids start by identifying the number on the jar and then working out how many tadpoles they will need to fill that jar. They will then use tongs to ‘catch tadpoles’ to fill that jar. The keep doing this until all their jars are filled!
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