Nothing says fun-time quite like a bit of “sparkle”! These playful My Busy Bots counting cards are an ideal way for little ones to practice counting on from a given number and starting on the road towards understanding addition. It can be adjusted to help children at different stages and encourage them to develop their counting on.
This activity is suitable for little ones from 3 - 6 years old. As all children develop in their own time, this is a guideline and may vary with your child.
1 Information card with instructions, ideas to extend the activity and list of skills being developed
10 Laminated counting-on activity cards with numbers between 3 & 8
An A5 counting card (from 1-10)
20 Sparkly gems
1 Brightly coloured storage bag
Skills being developed:
Fine motor skills:
Thumb opposition; pincer grip; hand eye coordination; hand dominance; grasp and release; dexterity; bilateral hand coordination; sensory exploration.