Self-Correcting Math Activities for Preschoolers
I’ve been trying to find some interesting, self-correcting activities that Nim can do with little supervision for times when I’m working one-on-one with the older kids. The other day, I made her some “checking cards” for the number matching game I made her a couple of weeks ago.
The checking cards are simple. I just put the stickers, the number and the number word all on the same card so that Nim can count the stickers and look at the number/number word to see if she put the right sticker cards and number/number word cards together.
I also made her some pattern cards, using. I just used colored stickers and made several cards with different patterns in varying degrees of difficulty:
She can now use counting bears or the colored counter chips that we have to copy and/or complete the patterns:
I guess that one’s not really self-correcting, but she’ll have fun with it.
Do you use any self-correcting preschool activities that we might enjoy?
Love those cards. I mentioned self-correcting games in my post about what I put in Quiet Time boxes and I was looking at a Discovery Toys catalog this week at their self-correcting preschool games. I just might have to try this before I go spending any money on those though!
Oh I love that stickers and bears idea… DD is starting to notice patterns but is not ready yet to “continue” a pattern. But I hadn’t even thought of just COPYING a pattern. We’ve got some stringing frog beads that would work just like your bears!
We’re doing Montessori-inspired preschool with DD so “self-correcting” is what it’s all about! We have mini knobbed cylinder blocks, tons of wooden puzzles of various ilks, shape clocks, a texture-matching clock, etc etc etc…