Posts in math
DIY Turning Cheap Workbooks into Reusable Activities

Although I don’t usually recommend using workbooks like this to teach. They can be a great added resource for children to use during their play. I never make my children sit down and practice letters, shapes, math etc. However, these $1 workbooks are great to have on hand for your child to explore as they wish. They would also be a fun element to add into a school themed dramatic play set up. After creating these we went on a 7 hour road trip and back and they were the perfect addition to the car activities we brought along!

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DIY Ladybug Counting Activity

This activity turned out better than I thought it would! I drew some ladybugs for our “love bug” activity. I then colored only half of the ladybug so that my girls could complete the rest. The ladybugs ranged from 1-11 dots. When my four year old saw this activity she got so excited and immediately knew what to do without me giving her any explanation.

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DIY Play Stand

Dramatic play is such an important component for a child’s development. They are role playing actual events from their life through play as they are engaging in dramatic play. As they do so, we are better able to understand their thoughts, emotions and feelings. Dramatic play assists a child in being able to make sense of their world.

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