Sometimes using new materials is all it takes to engage a child in a familiar activity! Patterning practice starts in preschool and builds throughout the early years as an important math concept.
We love this inexpensive and effective math manipulatives to help your child learn their colours, numbers, patterns and shapes using only coloured craft sticks and velcro dots found at the dollar store. Great ideas for toddlers, preschoolers and school aged kids.
March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday and momstown moms and kids want to celebrate with crafts from their beloved Dr. Seuss books! We love this Cat in the Hat craft that incorporates fine motor skills, counting and patterning practice!
Do you have a preschooler who could use some practice with numbers and counting? Does you preschooler hate to do workbooks but LOVES making crafts and playing games? Then this Valentine counting game is perfect for your child! Using early math skills, your child can have fun while learning to match, recognize and order numbers, count, add and subtract and take turns!
To get us in the Olympic spirit, we started to think of ways to make the Olympic flag. We also learned that each colour was meant to represent a colour on the flags of all countries who participate! Here’s one fun way we practiced some great fine motor skills, patterning, colour recognition, and shapes!
Having fun with the alphabet and starting to recognize letters is the best part of our monthly Alphabet Play programs at momstown. Each month, a new letter or group of letters is the focus of our event; from books and crafts to songs and parachute time!