Thursday 15 March 2012


Montessori Activity: Teaching Counting with Pom Poms

Age: From 2.5 years old

Objectives: To teach counting objects in a fun way

1. 1 counting worksheet (Confessions of a Homeschooler has a fantastic one you can download here)
2. 1 bowl containing pom poms
3. 1 pincer
4. 1 tray

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

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

Additional Information:
15 March 2012 - Florian gave Joshua tried this today (3Y10D) and he enjoyed it, but he did not
complete it.

You can also buy the pom poms from Amazon:

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