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Penny Drop Game

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Sweet Pea is 39 months old.

From: I was inspired by this penny drop game at Tired, Need Sleep.


10 Muffin tin liners, coffee filters or paper circles. 2 Crayons. 10 Pennies.


Let your tot color half of the circles one color while you color the remaining ones a different […]


Sticker Number Line


Sweet Pea is 38 months old.

From: This really fast activity is from Life with My Giggly Girls, who originally got it from No Time For Flashcards.


Stickers. Sheet of paper. Marker.


Fold the paper into 3-10 sections, depending on your tot’s counting ability.

Unfold the paper and […]


Animal Counting Cards for Milk Cap Numbers


Sweet Pea is 33 months old.

From: These are cards I developed to be used with milk cap numbers. (I promise this is the last one of these number cap activities for a while!) If you want something with larger numbers (up to 10), try my animal counting worksheets (which can be cut […]


Snowflake Counting with Milk Cap Numbers

Sweet Pea is 33 months old.

From: After creating the milk cap numbers, this was the first activity I devised to go with them. We did not have a whole lot of luck with these worksheets, but I wanted to post them because I thought that they might be useful for other […]


Milk Cap Numbers & Animal Counting Worksheets

Sweet Pea is 32 months old.

From: Someone commented on my Milk Cap Letter page and asked for me to make a Milk Cap Number template. I made up the Milk Cap Numbers, but then struggled with how I would use them until I came up with the idea for the worksheets listed below.



Grid Game with Jumbo Dice

Sweet Pea is 30 months old.

From: I read about a grid game on Amy’s great blog Teach Mama, where she stated that she originally got the idea from this Explorations blog. I modified her idea because I happened to have a jumbo sized die that I […]


Felt Pizza


Sweet Pea is 29 months old.

From: I was inspired by this cute felt pizza described on The Adventures of Bear blog. Mine is not nearly as pretty as hers, but it does have the advantage of not requireing a sewing machine. 🙂


Several pieces of felt that resemble colors in a pizza […]


Egg to Carton Transfer

Sweet Pea is 25 months.

From: I think this was just an idea I had at Easter when I saw this pair of cute little egg dipper tongs at Micheals. It turns out that Sweet Pea couldn’t use the dippers at all yet. However, she had such a great time transferring plastic eggs into […]


Sorting the Counting Bears

Sweet Pea is 23 months old.

A few weeks ago I wandered into The Supply Closet (a teacher supply store) and found some counting bears that I had read about on 1+1+1=1 . The bears I bought were actually a little different and more expensive than the ones Carissa recommended because there are more […]