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Math Activities for Ages 3-5

Math Activities for Ages 3-5

 
Practice math with kitchen counting projects — then eat the delicious results.
boy and girl squeezing paint bottles onto paper
Build math skills while you track your child's height.
Strike! Try this fun way to practice counting.
Try these six wheel-focused activities with your child for an afternoon of well-rounded fun.
Take the first steps toward geometry learning.
Try this tasty twist on matching games.
Learn about sorting, counting, and saving with a homemade piggy bank.
Exploring simple shapes sets the stage for creative thinking. These easy activities focus on the geometry of fun!
Start singing! Repetition of words is the first step toward recognizing patterns in math.
Make a family-faces game to help your child learn letters and words.
Introduce the concept of line — straight and curved — with this activity.
boy looking at reflection in the mirror
A reflective look at how two halves make a whole.
Make a counting book full of beans.
Scoop up some geometry, spatial reasoning, and creativity when you make this cool cone.

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