These Popsicle Stick Number Puzzles are super easy to make, inexpensive and will make learning so much fun! All you need is a couple of art supplies and that’s it! Kids as young as 3 can enjoy this activity. Key is to use different colors for each number, this way the child can easily identify the three sticks that go together to make a number.
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Materials Popsicle Stick Number Puzzles:
Start by putting 3 Popsicle sticks together, lining them up. Write a large number with one marker color and then make the number bold. Use a different color for each number/3 Popsicle sticks. Done!
Look at the excitement of my 4 year old!
What is my child learning?
-Numbers (kids are visually seeing the numbers, how they are written and their order)
-Cognitive skills (thinking, analyzing the puzzles, coordinating colors)
-Fine motor skills (picking up the popsicle sticks)
These puzzles are fun and so great for the development! I usually hand these puzzles out if I need my older one (4) to work independently so I can get something done and it works great!