This Ladybug Counting Activity is an easy, inexpensive and hands-on way to learn to count!
All you need is a piece of cardboard, ladybug stickers and a few craft supplies. A couple of minutes to cut out the cardboard leaves and your activity is ready for your tot!
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Materials for Ladybug Counting Activity:
- Ladybug stickers
- Craft knife + mat
- Number manipulatives (exact ones I’m using linked)
- Using the craft knife and the mat, cut out 5 leaf shapes. I made mine about 3″ x 2″, but that depends on the size of your ladybug stickers. You can first use a pencil to draw an outline of a leaf and then use the craft knife to cut along the lines, but I just eyed it.
- Next, place the number manipulatives next to each leaf and set the stickers beside.
What is my child learning and improving?
- Numbers (seeing the numbers, visually seeing their quantities, their order)
- Counting (counting the ladybugs as they stick them onto each leaf helps them pronounce and memorize the order of numbers)
- Fine motor skills (peeling away and sticking the stickers onto each leaf)
- Focus + concentration
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