In an effort to try to think about something other than this seemingly never-ending rain that threatens to carry us away, I thought I would post my Works for Me Wednesday tip.
Over our Christmas break, I took some time to make some self-checking answer cards for the number recognition game I’d made for my niece, Nim. The answer cards make the game more of an independent activity for Nim, as well as providing an extra opportunity to count the dots and see the number and number word.
I used colored self-adhesive circles and index cards, simply sticking the appropriate number of circles above the number/number word. Nim can then match the number/number word card to the card with the correct number of stickers:
Then, once she’s got them all matched, she can count the dots on the answer cards and look to see that she’s put the correct number/number word card with its matching sticker card:
Kris Bales is a newly-retired homeschool mom and the quirky, Christ-following, painfully honest founder (and former owner) of Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers. She has a pretty serious addiction to sweet tea and Words with Friends. Kris and her husband of over 30 years are parents to three amazing homeschool grads. They share their home with three dogs, two cats, a ball python, a bearded dragon, and seven birds.