learning to count

Learning Numbers and Letters

My sister picked up the greatest things for my daughters to use to help them learn numbers and letters. They are these foam “boards” with little pieces that are easy to take out and put back in. The pink one has all the letters in the alphabet. The yellow one has all of the numbers.
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Foam Numbers on Clearance!

After doing laundry I headed to Dollar General for a few odds and ends I needed at the house. It was still storming so I had the girls stay in the car with their aunt so I could get in and out quicker. Livy really wanted to go too so I told her I might
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I pulled out some more of those giant balls and a black marker. I wrote the number one on the first ball, then the girls rounded up all the others so I could pen out more numbers on all of them. Livy then rounded up the football and beach balls so I could make hearts
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My husband drew a little hopscotch on the bench seat which of course reminded me of the game again! So Livy and I drew out a game on the back patio and she helped me color it. I tried to drawl a few numbers upside down. they were right, but reversed as he kindly pointed
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I did a search for penny coloring pages and came across a neat penny page. It had a large shaped print of the front and back of the coin. Plus a few paragraphs concerning basic facts about what is on the united states one cent piece. So I printed out two copies on the paper
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playing cards

I need to come up with some kind of kid game Livy and I can play together. She is really getting bored of the counting or sorting by suits or colors.  Shes pretty good at matching. I am thinking about go fish or something? I have bought a few of those games but the cards
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 I have been looking over some past pictures and valentines day themed crafts I did last year with the girls. At the time Livy had just turned 2 and Abby was 5 months.  Abby tried to eat everything and Olivia was happy and excited about anything. I had some construction paper left over from some
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Card playing tonight was a lot of fun.  We have a deck of 51 that my husband split between Olivia and Abigail to use. Livy laid down on the and started shuffling through them. Abigail just had to worm her way up on to the couch to lay next to her with her stash of
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its the carebears turn playing roundfour

I was hoping to color with Olivia for some quiet time as Abigail was already asleep for the night. Livy had other ideas.  She opened up the game closet and asked to play a game. After her second time asking who am I to say no? I told her to pick a game and she
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So tonight my family broke in a new deck of cards.  I shuffled the cards a few times and then the girls and I worked on the shapes and numbers. The symbols are just so easy to use to count from one to ten. Then they can be sorted according to the shapes. Olivia made
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