Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Learning Bag: Apple Tree Number Game

It seems like all the activities I've wanted to do with the girls have been focused on apples lately, and I thought this would make a simple learning activity.  You can store it easily in a plastic bag.

Supplies:
  • White paper
  • Green paper
  • Brown paper or bag
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Marker
  • Notecards
  • Red pom-poms

MAKE IT:

1)  Cut a sheet of white construction paper in half.  Make a tree (we used green paper for the top and a paper bag for the trunk).  Glue it to the white paper.

2)  Write numbers from 1-10 on notecards.  On the back of the notecards, draw corresponding dots for each number.

USE IT:

We play this as a game.  One person draws a card and puts the number of "apples" (pom-poms) on the tree.  The other person turns the notecard over and places each pom-pom from the tree on a dot to check for accuracy.

You can also use this as a single person activity -- just have your child put the number of apples on the tree, and then he can check his own work by putting the pom-poms on the dots!

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2 Comments:

Blogger Jessica Kerr said...

I really liked this game and made my own version and blogged about it at http://whatsfuntoday.blogspot.com/2011/11/how-many-apples-game.html Thanks for the great idea! I added a link to your post too. Jessica

November 9, 2011 at 10:28 AM  
Blogger Stacie said...

Thanks, Jessica! Glad you liked it!

November 9, 2011 at 12:58 PM  

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