Counting Beaded Hearts Activity for Valentine’s Day

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INSIDE: Counting Beaded Hearts Activity is a fun and easy counting activity for Valentine’s Day. Make beaded hearts with different number beads on them and invite your little one to count and match the hearts! A great Valentine’s Day activity for preschoolers!

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How to Set Up Counting Beaded Hearts Activity for Valentine’s Day

Fold a pipe cleaners into the shape of a heart. Before you close the ends, slide on 4 beads. Close the ends.

Repeat with 5 other pipe cleaners and each time add more bead to the heart.

Next, take a sheet of paper and draw 6 hearts and write the numbers 4 to 9 inside each heart.

Place the beaded hearts in a pile and invite your preschooler to count the beads on the heart and match them to the correct heart.

Extend Counting Beaded Hearts Activity

This is a great activity to combine with Beaded Heart Craft Activity. Check it out here and do this activity after finishing this counting activity.

Age Suitability for Counting Beaded Hearts Activity

This activity is great for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7.5 year old.

Supplies for Counting Beaded Hearts Activity

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  • Pink, purple and red pipe cleaners
  • Pony Beads
  • Butcher Paper
  • Tape
  • Marker

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