Counting Pepperonis

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Incorporate food into educational activities with your toddler! This activity is a matching game that promotes counting skills and teaches your child one-to-one correspondence.

LEARNING GOALS:

  • Counting
  • Fine motor practice

AGE: 1.5 – 3 Years Old

TIME: 15 Mins

CATEGORY: Numeracy, Motor Skills

MATERIALS:

  • Colored Papers
  • Markers
  • Tape
  • Scissors

INSTRUCTIONS

1
Draw a pizza with 6 slices and cut out circles as pepperonis for each slice (1 pepperoni for the 1st slice, 2 pepperonis for the 2nd slice, etc.)
2
Cut along the lines and add tape on the back of each slice
3
On another piece of paper, draw a pizza pie of the same size and number of slices
4
Label the slices from 1 to 6 to match the corresponding number of pepperonis
5
Let your child count the pepperoni on each slice and have him/her match it to the number

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TIPS
  • Adjust the level of difficulty by adding/reducing the number of pizza and pepperoni slices

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