Numbers and Counting
Have the child jump up and down and count the number of times they jump. Count by 2's, 5's and 10's
Have your child take really big steps and count by 1's, 2's, 5's and 10's.
Tap a balloon and try to keep it in the air, count the number of times the children can hit the balloon before it hits the ground.
Count the value of pennies, nickels and dimes.
At a pretend store, price something that $10 or $.10 count how much it will cost for 10 of them. Same thing with something that is $5 or $.05.
Knick Knack Paddy Whack
Sing along with this rollicking take on a traditional tune that introduces instruments and counts from one to ten. There are educational notes about instrument families as well as a simple music score at the end. Book with CD editions include song sung by acclaimed children's performer Steve Songs.