Learning to count can be pretty tough. Luckily, there are a few ways to make it a whole lot easier. Take this tons of fun turkey-themed game for instance. Have your child play this game with you or a friend and watch her quickly become a master counter.
What You Need:
B rown construction paper Red construction paper
Yellow construction paper
Orange construction paper
What You Do:
Using your hand as a template, help your child trace out two turkey shapes on the brown construction paper with a marker.
Using the scissors, your child should then carefully cut out each turkey shape.
Then, your child should carefully cut out a large assortment of feathers from the red, yellow and orange construction paper.
To get started, have your child and her friend should decide goes first.
Then, give both children a turkey shape.
Whoever goes first should roll the die.
Then, she should read the number she rolled aloud.
Next, she should pick up the number of feathers that corresponds to the dice roll and place it on her turkey.
Now it's other player's turn to roll.
Have the player alternate turns for 5 rounds.
After play concludes, both children should count the number of feathers they were able to put on their turkeys.
Whoever has acquired the most feathers on her turkey is the winner.