Sunday, 22 April 2012

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Montessori Activity: Teaching Counting with 4-In-A-Row Counters




Age: From 2.5 years old

Objectives: To teach counting objects in a fun way

Materials:
1. 1 counting worksheet (Confessions of a Homeschooler has a fantastic one you can download here)
2. 1 bowl containing 4-In-A-Row Counters
3. 1 tray

Directions:
1. Demonstrate by putting one counter on the label called "One" and two counters on the label called "Two", saying, "Joshua, this is one, it gets one counter... this is two, it gets two counters. This is three, how many counters should it gets?"

2. Encourage your child to try to do the same for the remaining labels "Three" to "Five".

Additional Information:
Joshua (3Y1M18D) and Amy tried this today and completed 1-5, but got impatience with 6 - 10. Amy was more determinded and interested in it though.

You can get 4-In-A-Row game from amazon:



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