## Drawing and Sorting 2D Shapes Activity

I am a big fan of learning centres in classrooms!  They are a great place for children to explore, investigate, take risks and consolidate […]

## Counting Collections Numbers 1-20 Activity

Counting collections provides valuable opportunities for children to practice their oral counting and to develop efficient counting strategies. The Truck Theme Counting Numbers 1-20

## Truck Theme Counting Numbers 1-20 Mats

Printable Truck Theme Counting Numbers 1-20 Activity Mats are a maths activity where students learn to count small collections 1-20 and make connections between the symbols and quantities.

The Counting Numbers 1-20 Activity Mats provide hands-on play opportunities and are perfect for small group, independent and learning centre activities.

Children count small collections and stack them to next to the matching number on the bright colourful Truck Theme Mats.

No cutting required…print and play!

## Simple Volume and Capacity Measurement Activity

Exploring volume and capacity through hands-on activities will help children develop an awareness of these measurement concepts.   Volume and capacity are properties of

## Printable Measurement Capacity Activity Mats

The Measurement Capacity Mats are a bright, colourful and fun printable activity to engage students to compare and measure (non-standard) the capacity of different size jars.

There are two types of activity mats, Fill the Jars and Count how many? and Compare Quantities (Full, Half Full and Empty).

No prep printable measuring capacity mats! Print and laminate for a reusable activity.

## Printable Measuring Length Learning Centre Mats

The Printable Measuring Length Learning Centre Mats provide a hands-on opportunity for children to indirectly measure a range of pictures and write their answers

## Printable Measuring Length Activity Mats

The Measuring Length Activity Mats provide a hands-on opportunity for children to indirectly measure a range of pictures and write their answers on a record sheet. Includes 6 recording mats and 16 pictures to measure.  All six recording sheets are different. Laminate the measurement recording sheets and pictures for a re-usable teaching resource.

## Measurement Length Activity – The Really Big Dinosaur

This measurement lesson was inspired by the story The Really Really Big Dinosaur by Richard Byrne. It really got my Pre-primary (4-5 year olds)

## Printable Dot-to-Dot Shapes Charts

The Dot-to-Dot Shapes Charts are a re-usable printable that can be used part of learning centres, small group activities or independently to learn how to draw several two-dimensional shapes.

Includes 15 shapes, circle, square, rectangle, triangle, oval, heart, star, crescent (and moon), rhombus (and kite), semi-circle, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon and trapezoid.

## Measurement Maths Centre Activities

Today I am sharing two measurement math centre activities I have been doing with my Pre Primary class (5 year olds). I have been

## Printable Measurement Activity Mats (STANDARD PRINT)

The Printable Measurement Activity Mats (STANDARD PRINT) are a great addition to any early childhood or junior primary learning environment. The mats provide a hands-on activities opportunity for children to compare objects directly by placing one against the other. Children can play and measure with play dough, leaves, sticks, straws, string and so much more!

## Printable Measurement Activity Mats (CURSIVE PRINT)

The Printable Measurement Activity Mats (CURSIVE PRINT) are a great addition to any early childhood or junior primary learning environment. The mats provide a hands-on activities opportunity for children to compare objects directly by placing one against the other. Children can play and measure with play dough, leaves, sticks, straws, string and so much more!

## DIY Chalkboard Branch Circles

I am always looking for fun ways to encourage and motivate children in developing their fine motor and writing skills. I made these DIY

## Counting with Dominoes

Counting with Dominoes – dominoes are a great learning resources and an excellent manipulative for developing number sense and maths skills. They build upon

## Fireworks Theme Maths

Fireworks Theme Maths – to keep within our celebration and fireworks theme, I have set up a couple of number and measurement activities to

## Free Printable Sight Word Cards

Free Printable Sight Word Cards – Sight words are a term used to describe a group of common or high frequency words that a

## Counting Gingerbread Play Dough Men

Counting Gingerbread Play Dough Men is a Christmas, play dough and counting activity all inspired by the story the story Ten Gingerbread Men by

## Paper Plate Christmas Tree Counting Decoration

The Paper Plate Christmas Tree Counting Decoration is two activities rolled up into one. It is an interactive counting activity where children ‘decorate’ the

## Free Printable Number Match Counting Wheel

Free Printable Number Match Counting Wheel – Children will have so much fun counting out loud and matching numbered pegs in this Number Match

## The Ultimate Christmas Printable Activity Pack

The Ultimate Christmas Printable Activities Pack includes a huge range of reusable templates, games, and tactile activities that will entertain children at Christmas time.  It is a great addition to any early childhood environment or numeracy and literacy program.

## Printable Counting Raindrops Game and Play Dough Mats

Printable Counting Raindrops Game – Kids love games and learn so many important skills through playing them.  Counting Raindrops Game Boards and Play Dough Mats

## Counting Raindrops Printable Maths Games and Activities (Standard Print)

Counting Raindrops Printable Maths Games and Activities (STANDARD) are a great addition to any early childhood environment and numeracy program.

## Counting Raindrops Printable Maths Games and Activities (Cursive Print)

Counting Raindrops Printable Maths Games and Activities (CURSIVE) are a great addition to any early childhood environment and numeracy program. Kids love games and learn so many important skills through playing them.

## Big and Small Measurement Sort

Big and Small Measurement Sort  involves sorting big and small umbrellas (cupcake cases/patty pans) is a simple activity to introduce children to early measurement

## Create a Number Line 1 to 20

Create a Number Line 1 to 20 is a fun hands-on number awareness activity that involves recognising and organising numerals 1 to 20. It

## Printable Dot to Dot Number Rhyme Charts

The Printable Dot-to dot Number Rhyme Charts are a fun way to learn how to write numbers – the correct way! The Dot-to dot

## Dot-to-Dot Number Rhyme Charts (Standard Print)

Children will love the fun Number Characters!  Dot-to-Dot Number Rhyme Charts Standard Print.

Count, follow and join the numbered dots to form the number.  Sing the number rhymes to guide you through what strokes to make when forming the correct number shape.

## Dot-to-Dot Number Rhyme Charts (Cursive Print)

Children will love the fun Number Characters!  Dot-to-Dot Number Rhyme Charts Cursive Print (numbers 0-9).

Count, follow and join the numbered dots to form the number.  Sing the number rhymes to guide you through what strokes to make when forming the correct number shape.

## Printable Number Tracing Mats

Printable Number Tracing Mats are a great way to assist children with, fine motor coordination and control, number formation, pre-writing and handwriting development. The

## Build a City Counting and Subitising Game

Build a City Counting and Subitising Game will be an instant hit with your little mathematicians. It is a super fun game where children

## Number & Letters Tracing Mats Standard Print

Full set of Number & Alphabet Letters Tracing Mats STANDARD print in Fun Rainbow Theme.

Just print and laminate these Tracing Mats for a re-usable resource children can learn and play with.

## Number & Letters Tracing Mats Cursive Print

Full set of Number & Alphabet Letters Tracing Mats CURSIVE print in Fun Rainbow Theme.

Just print and laminate these Tracing Mats for a re-usable resource children can learn and play with.

## Number Tracing Mats

Full set of Number Tracing Mats in Fun Rainbow Theme

Just print and laminate these Tracing Mats for a re-usable resource children can learn and play with.

## 4 Maths Activities for Getting Ready for School

Maths Activities for Getting Ready for School- Giving children a solid foundation in early maths literacy is important to their future academic success. Engaging

## Number Sort with 10 Frames

Number Sort with 10 Frames is a fun, hands on activity to play and learn with numbers. It sets a challenge of searching for specific numbers

## Bucket of Colourful Spaghetti Worms Sensory Play

Bucket of Colourful Spaghetti Worms Sensory Play – Sensory fun and messy play at its best! A bucket filled with coloured spaghetti worms with

## Pre-Writing Activities with Squishy Bags

Pre-Writing Activities with Squishy Bags is a great way to target writing skills without using paper and pencils. It is providing a fun and

## Printable Number Play Dough Mats

Printable Number Play Dough Mats with tens frames are playful, bright, and colourful with happy friendly number characters. They are so inviting, children will love

## Measuring Height Activity for Kids

This post is sponsored by Hippo Blue Measuring Height Activity for Kids – In the early years it is important to expose children to

## Number & Alphabet Play Dough Mats Cursive Print

Full set of Number & Alphabet Play Dough Mats in CURSIVE Print – Fun Alphabet and Number Characters Theme

Just print and laminate these Play Dough Mats for a re-usable resource children can learn and play with.

## Number & Alphabet Play Dough Mats Standard Print

Full set of Number & Alphabet Play Dough Mats in STANDARD Print – Fun Alphabet and Number Characters theme

Just print and laminate these Play Dough Mats for a re-usable resource children can learn and play with.

## Number Play Dough Mats Standard Print

Number Play Dough Mats STANDARD Print with Tens Frame – Fun Number Characters theme.

Just print and laminate these Play Dough Mats for a re-usable resource children can learn and play with.

## Number Play Dough Mats Cursive Print

Number Play Dough Mats CURSIVE PRINT with Tens Frame – Fun Number Characters theme.

Just print and laminate these Play Dough Mats for a re-usable resource children can learn and play with.

## Subitising Printable Dice Game

Number Dice Game is a printable game that is played much like Bingo. It is a fun activity for encouraging early maths skills using

## Car Craft Activity for Kids

This simple car craft activity for kids provides the opportunity for so much fun and learning. Firstly, making a car craft can be used

## Counting Numbers 1-10 Activity

Counting Numbers 1 – 10 activity provides children with an opportunity to play and count with numbers 1 – 10.  Hanging the numbers from

## Making Patterns and Sorting Colours

A basket filled with a range of different coloured fake flowers can open the opportunity to learn in so many ways.  Children can explore

## Sorting Christmas Bells

Sorting Christmas Bells is an easy activity to set up which promotes colour recognition and classifying skills.  These colourful bells are so inviting and

## Counting and Number Recognition

Let’s Count, sort and match numbers with this fun hands-on activity that promotes learning to count and number recognition. Children will have fun playing

## Printable Counting Mats

These FREE printable Counting Mats are a fun and colourful counting activity for pre-schoolers and kindergarten children to provide an opportunity to count out

## Play Dough Dinosaur Printing

Play Dough Dinosaur Printing:  “Stomp Chomp, Big Roars, Here Come the Dinosaurs!” I absolutely love the name of this book by Kaye Umansky and

## Number Peg Board Printable

Number Pegs Boards Free Printable is an activity to help children recognise numbers in a fun, engaging and hands-on learning opportunity. My children and

## Number Line Counting

Number Line Counting is a maths activity that involves children sorting numbers along the number line.  It is a great way for children to

## Number Activity – Sorting Number Stickers

Sorting Number Stickers is a number recognition activity that involves sorting and matching numbers. Miss 3 absolutely loved doing this activity.  She loves stickers

## Learning to Count Activity

Books are a wonderful way of exploring and learning about a new concept.  It provides as an introduction and also an extension of the

## Counting Activity – Dominoes Cookies

Learning to count with Dominoes Cookies is a fabulous, fun and motivating activity for kids. So much learning happens when we cook with our

## Match the Dot Printable

Match the Dots Printables for Alphabet Letters, Numbers and Shapes is a great activity for fine motor development, control and concentration.  It is also

## Threading, Fine Motor and Measurement

Threading Pipe Cleaners with Straws involves threading smaller length straws onto longer length pipe cleaners.  It is a great fine motor activity that is

## Alphabet Activities – Letter ‘A’ Activities

Alphabet Activities – Letter A Activities The aim of these activities is to expose children to the letter Aa, identify what the letter Aa

## 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

## Numbers & Counting Activity

This Numbers and Counting Activity is an opportunity for children to play and learn with numbers. The activity involves children counting out the value

## 5 Green & Speckled Frogs Activity Ideas

5 Little Speckled Frogs or 5 Green Speckled Frogs has always been a favourite nursery rhyme of mine. The oral language and numeracy benefits

## Learning Letter Sounds – Letter ‘A’ Activity

Learning the letter sound first and then the letter name is important for reading and writing development.  Here is a simple, fun and engaging hands-on

## Apple Tree Play Dough Maths

Apple Tree Play Dough Maths is a fun activity for encouraging early and basic maths skills using Apple Scented Play Dough and a set

## Peg-A-Number Fact Game

Peg-A-Number Fact is a fun maths game that allows kids to practice basic numbers sums and encourage the use of strategies to solve maths problems.  It

## Rainbow Salt Tray

Rainbow Salt Tray is a fun and inviting pre-writing activity. Why would you need crayons, textas, pencils and paper to draw when you can

## Number Play Dough

We had so much fun making numbers with our Orange Scented Play Dough.  It is a fun activity to introduce or reinforce learning about

## Number Chart and Memory

Recently I shared with you a post about Painting with Homemade Number Stamps, we had endless sheets of painted numbers and I wanted to

## Number Tree Display

Back in the days when I was teaching I always aimed at having a classroom that was a literacy and numeracy rich environment.  Creating a ‘rich print’ of

## Printable Number Tracing Cards

This is a great way for kids to practise writing their numbers!! The Number Tracing Cards are a free printable that can be laminated

## Painting with Homemade Number Stamps

These Homemade Number Stamps will make learning your numbers FUN for kids as they can make endless paintings of numbers prints and sing-a-long as

## Counting Octopus

Octopus Counting is a fun and creative way to introduce numbers, learn to count, or for the older kids skip counting.  I have done this

An irresistibly yummy numeracy activity for kids!   So much learning happens when we cook with our kids.  The social interactions, processing information,

## Number Sort

Number sort is a fun, hands on activity to play and learn with numbers.  It sets a challenge of searching for Vanilla Play Dough Recipe specific numbers amongst a jumble

## Hi and welcome to Learning 4 Kids!

My name is Janice and I am an Early Childhood Teacher in Australia.

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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