Did you know that leprechauns make shoes for fairies who in turn pay them with 💰gold which leprechauns hide at the end of the 🌈rainbow?
So, today, we made a St. Patricks’ Day inspired DIY to reinforce numeral to quantity association. First, Adrian made a paper plate rainbow craft using these stick paints. He then rolls the dice and places gold coins (one at a time) on a rainbow as he counts coins
There are just three rules: touch each coin as you count, count numerals aloud and proceed left to right. Ready, Set, Go!
A TIP: even if your little one counts till one hundred, don’t underestimate the power of repetition and drilling numbers one through ten (the base of any number formation). By Kindergarten, our children are expected to understand the relationship between numbers and quantities. Quantity is understanding the number’s name (and it’s written symbol) and relating that name (e.i. 3 to an actual number of objects e.i
Please, always supervise your children while they are learning through play … 😘Xoxo
For more St Patrick’s fun activities for toddlers and preschoolers, see here ☘️St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Unit Study.