Numbers and Letters Tree

Numeracy and literacy activity

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Be-leaf it or not, this tree-mendous activity supports children’s fine motor, numeracy, and literacy skills using just a few simple materials!

LEARNING GOALS:

  • Letter recognition
  • Alphabet sequencing
  • Number recognition
  • Counting
  • Fine motor practice

AGE: 2 – 5 Years Old

TIME: 10 Mins

CATEGORY: Numeracy, Literacy, Motor Skills

MATERIALS:

  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Tape/Glue

INSTRUCTIONS

1
Prepare cut-outs of a tree trunk and at least ten leaves; number the leaves.
2
Have your child stick the cut-out of the tree trunk onto a piece of paper.
3
With your child, recite the numbers they see on each leaf, then have them order the leaves from smallest to largest on the tree.
4
Ask your child to paste the leaves onto the tree.
5
Repeat the activity again but this time use letters instead of numbers to reinforce children’s alphabet sequencing.

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TIPS
  • Use actual leaves to paste onto the paper tree trunk for an additional sensory twist!
  • This activity supports children’s development of cardinality and helps little ones to recognize numbers and letters too!
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