Make feel and count felt eggs for your child to practice counting and other skills in a multi-sensory way.
I do love making things out of felt. Have you seen this Egg Patterns busy box? These felt egg counters are unique since it has beads inside kids feel and count and then use the numbered side to see if they are correct.
How to make felt eggs:
Use different color felt to cut out the eggs.
Then, fold it double so that you have two sides for one egg. Use an egg template cut out of cardboard if needed.
Add one bead, two beads etc to an egg, sew it up(one can simply use a glue gun to glue the two sides together) and added corresponding felt numbers.
So easy! Although the sewing took a while.
Ideas to play and learn:
- How many beads do you feel? Count them.
- Which one is the most/least?
- Count the pink and yellow egg together, how many beads together?(addition)
- How many beads has the pink one less than the green one?(subtraction)
- Add corresponding number of pompoms to the eggs.
These felt egg counters are great as a multisensory learning tool, and will bring color to any Maths lesson!