Shoe Trail


  • Empty laundry basket
  • Shoes


  1. Give your child a laundry basket and have her fill it with shoes.
  2. Make a trail of shoes around the house, lining them up heel to toe.
  3. Follow the trail, counting as you go.
  4. Keep a list, and have your child count how many shoes each person has, or how many shoes of each color there are, or how many shoes there are in total.
  5. Help your child put the shoes away when she is done.


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

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