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STEM Activities for Kids: How strong is a piece of paper? This post may contain affiliate links.

STEM Activities for Kids: How strong is a piece of paper?

We love fun and easy STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Math) activities. This engineering challenge activity can be done by young kids and older kids alike and uses what you already have on hand–no need to buy any supplies. We are going to test the strength of paper, folded in differently shaped columns, by piling books on top. This is very similar to how columns are used to support buildings and other structures. Triangle, square and circle. Watch this video to see how we conducted our STEM challenge and what the results were. {This post contains affiliate links.

The Science Behind It The cylinder can support the most books because it’s walls don’t have any edges. The square and triangle deform more easily. Make Your Own Math Games: Egg-O! 5 Hands-On Strategies for Learning. Number Pocket Game for Toddlers and Preschoolers. This post contains Amazon Affiliate links.

Number Pocket Game for Toddlers and Preschoolers

This month for our Virtual Book Club for Kids we are spotlighting books by Dr. Seuss!! I think Dr. Seuss is fun and I especially enjoy reading his books to my kids. One of the books that we LOVE is One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. We decided to practice counting numbers and talking about numbers this week after we read One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and the kids had a blast playing a number pocket game! To get started all you need are a few materials... library card holderscraft stickspainter's tapea copy of my printable circle numbersor a copy of my printable fish numbers After you have all of your materials you'll want to... Write numbers 1-12 on your craft sticks Stick your pockets on the wall using painter's tape. Add the numbers to the outside of each pocket. Once your craft sticks and pockets are ready, encourage your child to pick up a stick, look at the number, and then match it to the number on the wall.

Here are some other fun Dr. Numeracy - number actvities on Pinterest. Coloriages. Les petits zèbres. Pour cet atelier en autonomie les enfants ont pour consigne de réaliser des algorithmes binaires avec les pions du jeu: J'aime : J'aime chargement… Ce contenu a été publié dans au fil des jours ....

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Vous pouvez le mettre en favoris avec ce permalien. Cardboard Drop Box Fine Motor Activity. Turn an ordinary cardboard box into a fine motor drop box for toddlers and preschoolers.

Cardboard Drop Box Fine Motor Activity

This is a great homemade activity for teaching kids colours, numbers, letters, shapes, and it’s a fun way for strengthening fine , motor skills. Of all the homemade toys and activities I’ve made for my daycare, our fine motor drop box, made from a cardboard box, is one of my all-time favourites! Save A fine-motor dropbox provides so many learning opportunities in one activity. There’s shape-matching, colour-matching, number and letter recognition, and it’s a great activity for strengthening fine-motor skills, cognitive skills and co-ordination. A drop box ls a wonderful homemade learning tool for toddlers to hone their fine motor skills with, and wonderful for preschoolers who are learning their letters and numbers before starting school. Kids love an activity that involves dropping things into things, so this dropbox gets played with almost every day here in my home daycare. Save. And Next Comes L: Simple Fine Motor Counting Math Tray {Fine Motor Fridays} Of all the toys that I have made for the boys, these jumbo foam numbers have probably been the most popular.

And Next Comes L: Simple Fine Motor Counting Math Tray {Fine Motor Fridays}

They have been great for lots of math activities in the past, but this particular fine motor math tray was inspired by my preschooler's (I still can't believe K is considered a preschooler now!) Monde des Petits - Apprendre Les chiffres et les nombres. Leçon - Les chiffres - Le Monde des Petits. Leçon - Les nombres de 10 à 20 - Le Monde des Petits. Leçon - Les chiffres - Le Monde des Petits. Pin by Kristy Dubec on Sarah's Classroom. Number Sense Craftivity. - Students trace their hands, cut out & glue down onto A3 paper, except for the fingers!

Number Sense Craftivity

They can then make sums to 10 by folding the fingers down & counting, and recording the sums underneath. Older students can use this craft to learn the 9 times table finger trick! Fold down the finger that you are multiplying 9 by (e.g. For 6×9 you would fold down the 6th finger). Count how many fingers are to the left of that folded down finger (5) & how many are to the right of that finger (4). I originally saw this idea on this page: but I didn’t have a cricut machine to make the hands. Instead the kids trace their own hands to work with. Counting and Addition Activity Tray.

Set up an open-ended maths activity for kids using counting manipulatives, play dough and a dice, in a dip tray! With opportunities to practise counting, 1:1 correspondence, matching amounts to numerals and simple addition and subtraction games, this can be adapted for all ages and stages of mathematical development (and is plenty of great fun!) Welcome back to another Playful Maths activity, co-hosted with Learn with play at Home. We are bringing you more activities using play dough as the main material, one of my absolute favourite ways to play with kids! For this activity I wanted it to be as open-ended and child-directed as possible, presenting a tray of loose parts for counting and addition games.

I recently found these fabulous dip trays on offer in the picnic section at the supermarket and we have been using them for setting out Invitations to Play ever since. Into the trays I added: transparent counters coloured shape buttons plain wooden numerals blue glass pebbles large dice. Dénombrement.