Crafts | Numbers |
Online Activities 18
months to 4 year olds:
Here are two options to online activities to practice counting
Animal Counting Numbers 1 to 10
Read instructions, have children point to the animals as they
count, roll mouse over red dot to see number.
Counting Story by Rolando Merino for his son Timmy
Count the pink bunny rabbits one to eleven:
in this story children will have fun counting dancing bunny
rabbits engaging in different activities during a day until they
brush their teeth (number 10) and go to bed (number 11). It
is appropriate for a spring
season or Easter
theme, and year round. (Related theme: rabbit
With children 18 months to 2 year olds you may want to
concentrate on numbers 1 thru 5. Save the link on your
favorite or make a shortcut to your desktop, and visit later to
slowly build up to number 10.
Activity > Make a Number Banner >
After doing the online activity make a simple and colorful
Small Banner: 18 months to 3+ years
Below is an example for a placement of the banner horizontally.
- Print your selection of number flash cards in the link
provide. Cut images for numbers:
*1 thru 6 for children 3 and younger
*1 thru 12 for children 4+ and older
- Fold three pieces of
construction paper ideally in primary colors in half and
- The children can now help glue the halves side
horizontally or vertically to make the banner. Make sure to
identify the colors of the banner pieces.
- Make row one for younger children under 3 (3 halves) or six
halves for children 3+
This would be a placement of the banner and the flash cards.
- After the banner is ready give
the children one flash card a time, and count the items inn the card and point to the number, identify the image (farm
animal) and the shape that houses the number and identity the
- Children glue the flash card to the banner, one number next
to the other as shown below.
- Glue a Popsicle/craft
stick on each end to make the banner holders.
Print your selection of
animals numbers |
shapes flash cards
1 to 12 or higher for
(2 or 3 different colors)
* glue or glue stick