INSIDE: Leaf Counting Wands is a simple counting activity for Fall or anytime of the year! Create Leaf wands as a way to practice counting with your toddler or preschooler.
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How to Make Leaf Counting Wands
Setting up this activity is oh so simple! Go outside and grab some leaves! If you are doing this activity in the Fall, you can grab fallen leaves that have changed colour. Its a great chance to talk about all the differernt shades of red, orange, yellow and brown!
Using the leaves , create bundles 5 bundles with your toddler or preschooler of leaves from 1-5.
Take a pipe cleaner and wrap the end around each bundle. You will have to do with part!
Finally, put some pony beads into a bowl.
How to Play Leaf Counting Wands
Invite your toddler or preschooler to choose a wand. Ask them to count the number of leaves on the wand. Then ask them to thread that number of beads along the pipe cleaner.
Once they have completed the counting part of the activity, invite them to completely decorate the wands with the pony beads to see how many can fit on the pipe cleaner.
This activity is good for kids 2.5 years and up. My kids are 2.5, 2.5, and 6 year old.
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- Pipe cleaners
- Pony beads
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