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November 29, 2011

Snowman Math

Luke and I had fun today making a snowman scene while working on mathematics. I saw this idea in the Mailbox Magazine for Teachers. It is a simple, fun activity that any preschooler would love! All you need is a sheet of white paper with the number 1-12 (or 10, whatever you are working on) written along the bottom, flashcards corresponding to the numbers on the bottom of the paper and Bingo Dot Markers (found at the Dollar store).

Luke drew a flashcard out of the stack and practiced sounding out the number word as best he could. I obviously had to help him on most of them since they are phonetically ridiculous. haha! After he figured out the correct number, he found it at the bottom of his page and put that many dots above the number to build his snowman. Do this until you are done with every flashcard.

Then simply add some details to your snowmen with markers.

Now they are one big, happy snowman family!

Happy Crafting!!

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Amanda Joy said... Best Blogger Tips

I am totally pinning this. My kids are getting better at numbers, and this would help:)

Discovering Montessori said... Best Blogger Tips

I love this!! Thank you so much for sharing.

Pati @ A Crafty Escape said... Best Blogger Tips

What a great idea! Definitely need to make one of these with my 3 year old... he is very much a visual learner. Thanks!

babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, oh my! said... Best Blogger Tips

What an awesome and educational idea! I love your blog...so many great ideas!!

Smallgood said... Best Blogger Tips

Everything you make is so pin worthy. I love those bingo card stampers, so I can imagine any kid would be going to town with it.

Deceptively Educational said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks incredibly cute and super fun too! I love it!

Deceptively Educational said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks incredibly cute and super fun too! I love it!

Beth (www.livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com) said... Best Blogger Tips

I just think your blog is amazing & you always have such wonderful ideas! I am giving you The Versatile Blogger Award - http://livinglifeintentionally.blogspot.com/2011/11/versatile-blogger-award.html
Beth =-)

Christina said... Best Blogger Tips

Just like Beth said above... I love your blog and ideas I'm ALSO giving the versatile blog award at my blog The Only Thing Pink in a World Gone Blue

Bekah said... Best Blogger Tips

Cute! I'll remember this for our snowman theme - to the Pinterest board it goes!!! :) Thanks for sharing - stopping by from ABC and 123 Show & Tell Link Up.


Juggling With Kids said... Best Blogger Tips

What a fun idea!

Rachel Kaylynn said... Best Blogger Tips

Great Idea! Pinning it & definitely going to try sometime soon.

SpartanGirl said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this! Going to pin it to try!

Big D and Me said... Best Blogger Tips

So fun - great math activity

Tonii said... Best Blogger Tips

What a great idea!! I love how simple this is, and yet so genius. Thank you again for sharing..I am so inspired by you!!

Katie said... Best Blogger Tips

Newest follower! PINNING THIS!!! So simple yet SO FUN! You could also mix up the numbers and then talk about tallest/shortest etc (I'm a speech pathologist...always looking at targeting concepts! HA!) This would be awesome for my new linky party, Thrifty Thursday. I'd love for you to come by! http://www.playingwithwords365.com/2011/11/thrifty-thursday-linky-party-1/

Michelle said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for adding that you can find the bingo markers at the dollar store. I see so many people making cute things with them and wondered where to find them!

Katie said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks so much for linking up at Thrifty Thursday!! :)

Lisa said... Best Blogger Tips

What a crafty way to practice numbers! My preschooler will love this activity...I'm pinning it so I won't forget! I too love doing crafts with my kids...I'm your newest follower on GFC and Pinterest!


Jenny said... Best Blogger Tips

I think my little boy would really enjoy doing this activity. Thanks for sharing it!

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Erin Eberhart said... Best Blogger Tips

I was gonna feature this on my kindergarten blog this week with a printable freebie! Would you mind? I just love this and think this would be a great way to reinforce number words for my kinders. Let me know...thanks!

luckyrock said... Best Blogger Tips

this is a great idea and I like it so much!
here you can see my snowmen.
thank you for inspiration!

creeksidelearning.com said... Best Blogger Tips

This is adorable! I think my daughter will really enjoy it. We'll add it as a fun activity when we read Snowy Day. Thanks for sharing. :-) ~Julie