Category: Literacy and Numeracy

Letters and numbers are important skills for little people to learn, but that doesn’t mean that literacy and numeracy can’t be fun!  We’ve tried a range of educational activities with our toddler and pre-schooler.  They’ve had a great time with all of these activities, and we’ve definitely noticed them learning along the way, even without noticing that they are doing so…

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Fun with numbers 0-25!

Having a 4 year old and a not far off 2 year old, it can sometimes be hard to find activities that we can do together with my youngest destroying my eldest’s creation of...

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Circle painting with corks!

My toddler (currently 20mo) is really getting into learning his colours and basic shapes. So I thought we could combine shapes and colours by doing a simple circle painting activity. I put six colours...

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Number fishing in ice!

The sunshine is here (at least for today!), so my toddler and I are enjoying making the most of it. As well as reading in the sunshine – see my post on my outdoor...

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A shapes tray!

  My toddler (20mo) is really enjoying learning new things at the moment, and his little brain is like a sponge. So I thought we would look at some shapes. I collected together some...

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Numbers and pegs!

This activity was so easy to set up – using just number flashcards and pegs – and amused both my toddler and preschooler. My toddler (currently 20mo) is learning numbers, so I thought I...