A shoe box to house the materials. This can be plastic or a regular shoe box you would get from Wal-Mart, Payless, or any other shoe store. Contents of the of the shoe box: a card with a number in the lower right hand corner and Velcro dots (loop side-soft side) corresponding with the number written or typed on the card, small foam squares with Velcro dots (hook side-rough side), a container to house foam squares. Numbers can vary from 1-5, 1-10, 1-20. Laminate all materials you are able to in order to get longer life out of them. All the materials must fit inside the shoe box.
Stick It To Me
This activities focuses on a variety of skills: one-to-one correspondence, counting, number identification, and fine motor
The child randomly picks a card with a number on it
Place one foam square per Velcro dot on the card
After activity is complete, the child places everything back into the shoe box.
You can check their work later or if you want to check the child's counting or number identification skills see variation on the activity.
Variation to the activity: As the child is removing the foam squares from the card have them count the number of squares taken from the card while putting them in the container. Activity has been completed, cleaned up, and ready for the next time.
Tags: Activity, Counting, Fine Motor, Math, Numbers