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Preschool Playground: Numbers, Patterns, and Cognitive Skills

Length: More than 75 activities
Includes: Printable and hands-on activities and suggestions
Age/Grade: Preschool

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How to Use This Course

With more than 75 different activities and activity ideas, the Preschool Playground Numbers, Patterns, and Cognitive Skills collection can be used to supplement early learning or as part of our complete Preschool Playground curriculum.

Course Introduction

Welcome! The Numbers, Patterns, and Cognitive Skills pack can be used one of two ways. If you are using it as part of the complete Preschool Playground curriculum, be sure to check out the instructions on the Preschool Playground page on SchoolhouseTeachers.com for links to the rest of the preschool classes. You will see that these pages are formatted in the notebook style described there. Please simply ignore the page numbers on these pages. They are there for parents who are selecting only specific activities.

If you are picking and choosing fun activities from a variety of sources or aren’t doing a formal preschool year with your students and are just looking for creative ways to introduce academic concepts, please download this unit and use whatever sheets fit your interests. An activity could be a few sentences or a few pages. You’ll find structured worksheets along with fun ideas to do in the car, the kitchen, or just about anywhere. The amazing thing about learning is that it can happen anywhere, often when you least expect it. Enjoy!

  • Introduction
  • Counting Skills
  • Number Practice
  • Pompoms and Plastic Cups
  • Leaves
  • Nature Walk
  • Egg Carton Counting
  • Measure It
  • Weigh It
  • Kitchen Counting and Sorting
  • Counting on the Road
  • Physical Activities
  • Sandpaper Numbers
  • Making the Number 1
  • Making the Number 2
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-2, oral
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-2, written
  • Making the Number 3
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-3, oral
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-3, written
  • Making the Number 4
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-4, oral
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-4, written
  • Making the Number 5
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-5, oral
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-5, written
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-4, written
  • Making the Number 6
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-6, oral
  • Counting Practice for numbers 1-6, written
  • Making the Number 7
  • Number 7 Practice
  • Counting and Recording
  • Making the Number 8
  • Number 8 Practice
  • Making the Number 9
  • Number 9 Practice
  • Making the Number 10
  • Number 10 Practice
  • Counting and Recording
  • Matching Numbers 4-9
  • Finding the Same
  • Counting and Recording
  • Drawing Numbers of Objects
  • Connect the Dots
  • Matching Sizes
  • Classifying Objects
  • Counting and Matching Numbers 6-10
  • Classifying Cold and Hot
  • Classifying Jobs
  • Classifying Kinds of Animals
  • Selecting the Fewest
  • Determining Smallest Number
  • Selecting the Most
  • Determining the Largest Number
  • Classifying Objects
  • Left and Right
  • Ordinal Numbers
  • Counting
  • Pairs
  • Writing Missing Numbers
  • Combining Shapes
  • Opposites
  • Positional Words- front, beside, through
  • Positional Words- over, into, under, around
  • Positional Words- in between, out of, on, behind
  • Positional Words- in
  • Clocks- Seconds
  • Clocks- Minutes
  • Make It: Clock
  • Calendar
  • Days of the Week and Months of the Year

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