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Food Count


Materials

  • Empty egg carton
  • Pen or marker
  • Small food items (raisins, cereal, chocolate chips, candies)

Directions

  1. Write the numbers 1 to 12 on the individual sections of an egg carton.
  2. Have your child count out each number using small food items.
  3. Then have her fill the numbered section with the correct number of items.
  4. Once the sections are filled, work in reverse, having your child identify each number, count the pieces, then eat them!

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Copyright © 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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