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Go On A Scavenger Hunt!

What can you do with little ones when you’re stuck inside? Hide some stuff around the house and challenge your kids to find the items.

Reinforce color, number, and shape sorting skills by asking them to find:

•    One blue toy
•    Two red socks
•    One yellow banana or lemon
•    One round silver quarter
•    One square or rectangular […]

Play the "I Spy Color" Game:

This can be played in the car, while out for a walk, or in the house. Just say, “I spy, with my little eye, something that is red!” See if your child can guess what it is.  Continue playing until you identify 5-10 colors.

 

For more about teaching the concepts of size, colors, shapes, numbers and […]

Number Toss Game

Here’s a great way to familiarize your little one with numbers and counting!

What you’ll need:

•Deck of cards
•Bean bags or socks rolled into balls (or something soft to toss)
•Laundry basket or box

Set up: You’ll need a deck of cards with the picture cards and jokers removed.
If your child is only ready for 1 or 2 #’s […]