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DIY Number Puzzles

Number and Couting Activity for toddlers and kids.  DIY Number Puzzles

These Homemade Number Puzzles are a matching number activity that can be easily incorporated into the home or classroom environment.  They are super easy to make and can be easily adapted to the suit the individual ability and needs of the child.

These Homemade Number Puzzles are an hands-on and interactive activity that promotes the learning of number recognition, counting and the value of ‘how many’ each number is.

What you will need?

Number Match Puzzle Game (learning4kids)

To set up this invitation to play you will need black paper, sticky tape, scissors, coloured card or scrap booking card and a white crayon (white chalk works as well).

You will also need to download and print:  Printable Numbers to make Number Puzzles

  1. Line a table or area with black paper.
  2. Print and cut out the numbers.
  3. With a white crayon, trace around the outside of the numbers onto the black paper.

Let’s Play

Count and match number activities

Some Ideas:

  • Match the paper numbers to the correct number shape on the black paper.
  • Count out ‘how many’ pompoms to match the number value.
  • Use the pompoms to make the shape of the number.
  • Cut each number into two parts to create a matching game.  Children will match the coloured paper and the shape of the number to complete the puzzle.

Let’s Learn

Learning number activities for kids

Learning Opportunities

  • Fine Motor Development – manipulating objects.
  • Hand-eye Coordination and Control
  • Concentration
  • Language development – Counting our loud and pronunciation of numbers.
  • Mathematics – Recognising numbers and their name.
  • Mathematics – Value of numbers, ‘how many’, ‘more than’ and ‘less than’.
  • Sorting by colour and number.
  • Spatial awareness – experimenting with shape, colour and space.
  • Problem solving and trial and error with puzzle pieces.

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Hi and welcome to Learning 4 Kids!

My name is Janice and I am an Australian Pre-Primary Early Childhood Teacher (5 and 6 Year olds). I have a Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) and Graduate Certificate of Early Childhood Education.

I have a strong passion and love for teaching and creating meaningful learning experiences for my students. What I love most is watching children discover in those amazing light bulb moments. I hope Learning4kids brings you some useful ideas.

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