19 Cool math for kids DIY projects

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  1. Homemade Flash Cards

    Homemade Flash Cards

    Making our own flash cards was not only a great craft, but also a wonderful opportunity to practice counting and numbers. Now we have a...

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  2. Spring Color Sorting and Counting Activity

    Spring Color Sorting and Counting Activity

    Learn colors, practice sorting, and do a little bit of counting with this simple and fun springtime activity.

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  3. Number Stars Flashlight Game

    Number Stars Flashlight Game

    My 3 year old is learning to recognize numbers up to 20. We found a fun way to practice, with a bonus: it...

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  4. Valentine's Clothespin Counting Card

    Valentine's Clothespin Counting Card

    Practice counting with this Valentine's-themed clothespin counting card.

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  5. Heart Number Puzzles

    Heart Number Puzzles

    Celebrate Valentine's Day with heart number puzzles. These are simple to make and challenging to put together.

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  6. Conversation Heart Math

    Conversation Heart Math

    Make math equations fun and festive with conversation hearts for Valentine's Day.

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  7. Christmas Tree Math

    Christmas Tree Math

    Christmas is coming and my little elves have been itching for some Christmas crafts. I love this one for my preschooler because it incorporates...

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  8. Pretend Cash Register

    Pretend Cash Register

    This cardboard cash register is a fun addition to pretend market play! "Ring up" sells by pushing buttons and exchanging pretend money! 

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  9. Starfish Counting Game

    Starfish Counting Game

    What do starfish and pom-poms have in common? The two can be combined to create a fun, beach-themed math game.

    I cut out two starfish drawings...

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  10. Apple Pattern Games

    Apple Pattern Games

    One of our favorite family fall activities is to go apple picking. This year, we used our apples to help my preschooler practice making...

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  11. Felt Tangrams

    Felt Tangrams

    Tangrams are a great simple way to teach kids basic shapes and math concepts, as well as matching and colors. My kids love to put...

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  12. Domino Steal Game

    Domino Steal Game

    You and your kiddo(s) will go head-to-head in this fast-paced counting game that will have them counting numerous times without even knowing it!

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  13. Number Bead Stringing

    Number Bead Stringing

    This was a great activity to keep little hands busy! My two-year-old loves to count and is constantly counting everything in sight. We...

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  14. Play Money

    Play Money

    Play money is something that is so easy to make, but has so many possibilities for children. From math games to pretend market, this money...

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  15. Button Bat

    Button Bat

    My four-year-old and I love exploring math concepts together. Lately, we've been learning about area and perimeter. 

    For this activity, we talked about how...

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