Have a Number Hunt!
"How many places in the house can you find numbers?"
On clocks, calendars,
the phone, remote controls, timers, rulers, etc.
"What time is your favorite program?"
"It's in 15 minutes!"
"How far will this
(clock) hand have to move before your show starts?"
How many days in a week? How many months? Notice odd and even days. How
many days until a special event?
Keep track of height and weight and explain to the child how you are doing
it. Then have the child work out how she is, etc.
Always be sure to show kids how you are using the ruler when you are doing
Have a Reward Chart:
"How many happy faces did you get today?"
Hey! You can print out Smiley
Dude's for this!
Use egg cartons or muffin tins to sort things like buttons, beads, etc.
(see snack time) Remove some and count what's left.
Preschool Activities to Get Ready for