Back to the Zoo Counting Activity

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Inside: Bring the Zoo Animals Back the Zoo is a fun counting and number recognition activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Put the zoo animals back into the proper cages!

zoo counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers

This is a great activity to do after doing the Rescue the Zoo Animal Activity or can be done on its own.

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First, write out the numbers you want your little one to learn and practice on a piece of masking tape. Cut out each number and place them on the backs of the zoo animals. I did ten animals but used numbers 1-5 twice.

zoo counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers

Cut off a piece of white paper from a roll of white paper and draw 10 retactangles. I actually traced my cell phone to create the rectangles using pencil and them went over it again with a black sharpie. These will be the cages the zoo animals.

zoo counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers

Then I put some bars (lines) on the cages. Finally, beside the cage I drew a little sign with little dots for each number 1-5. Also write the numbers beside the amounts for toddlers.

zoo counting activity for toddlers and preschoolers

I then invited my toddlers return the zoo animals to their cages by matching the numbers with the number of dots.


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