Kids are quick learners. Be it Numbers, alphabets, rhymes, or anything, they grasp everything very fast. And, if you keep repeating the these everyday, the retention of the concepts is all the more better. Here I am showing you what all we did to learn our numbers and counting in the class.
I made a caterpillar with numbers written in circles of its body.
I put it up in the class and each kid would call it out in sequence everyday.
Also, I made a numbers chart from 1-20, to help kids learn how to count. This was too much work but totally worth the effort. This turned out to be beautiful and attractive for the kids. I used glitter sheets for the different shapes.
Next, I made a small game out of popsicles. This I made one bunch for each kid and gave it off to them on Parent Teacher Meeting, after explaining the parent how they should use it for their kid’s learning.
The kids had to count the number of drawing on the popsicle and match it to the corresponding number popsicle. I also kept a couple of them in the class for my kids.
Another game that I made was to match the number on the pegs to the corresponding number on the petal of the cardboard leaf. This combined the fine motor skill with number recognition.
Apart from that, we used lots of wooden number games and printed sheets for helping them learn counting.
I guess I did my bit in making learning numbers and counting fun for my kids 🙂