Cut the apple crosswise to find the star... Count the points and count the
seeds. Continue cutting the apple crosswise into slices and cut the star out
with an apple corer -- it's a circle. Then eat the apple donuts! Compare the
sizes of the slices first. They can be arranged from smallest to largest!
Peel and separate the slices. Count before eating.
Slice the orange crosswise and count the triangles.
Slice into circles and count them before eating. Be sure to notice the
shape! You can use toothpicks to make banana lollipops! Find the biggest
circles. Find the smallest circles.
Count how many bananas are in the bunch... Take one off to eat. "How many
Discuss subtracting 1 from 5 (or however many were in the bunch.)
Count how many are in the bunch. Take one off to eat.
"How many are
Group carrots into groups of 2's or 3's before cooking or eating.
Spread peanut butter in the trough of one of the smaller stalks. Let the
child lay a row of raisins on the peanut butter - counting while they go... Bugs
on a log! (Tastes pretty good too!)
Preschool Activities to Get Ready for