Nothing says fun-time quite like a bit of “sparkle”! These playful My Busy Bots counting cards are an ideal way for little ones to practice counting on from a given number and starting on the road towards understanding addition. It can be adjusted to help children at different stages and encourage them to develop their counting on.
This activity is suitable for little ones from 4+. As all children develop in their own time, this is a guideline and may vary with your child.
An A6 information card with instructions, ideas to extend the activity and list of skills being developed
10 Laminated A6 counting-on activity cards with numbers between 3 & 8
An A5 laminated counting card (1-10)
55 Sparkly gems
1 Brightly coloured storage bag
Skills being developed:
Fine motor skills:
Thumb opposition; pincer grip; hand eye coordination; hand dominance; grasp and release; dexterity; bilateral hand coordination; sensory exploration.
Visual perception skills:
Visual discrimination; spatial relationships; visual figure ground.
Concentration; sorting and organisation; counting; number recognition; colour recognition.
Patience and perseverance.
* Bags and content colours may vary
Disclaimer: Age titles are our suggestion and are a guideline as you will know your child’s abilities best. Adult supervisions is always required.
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