These 25 hands-on counting activities are perfect for helping your students learn to count through play. Puzzles, sorting, colors and more give kids opportunities to explore numbers without worksheets.

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25+ Hands-On Counting Activities

 Melissa & Doug Self-Correcting Wooden Number Puzzles With Storage Box (40 pcs) Learning Resources Number Fun Ducks - 10 Pieces, Ages 18+ months Toddler Learning Toys, Preschool Toys, Toddler Bath Toys, Baby Bath Toys Kids Learning Locks with Keys, 123 Dots Numbers Matching and Counting Toys, Montessori Educational Toys for Toddlers Boys Girls Educational Insights Number Beanbags, Learn Numbers, Toddler Learning Toy, Preschool Kindergarten Classroom Must Haves, Set of 20 Beanbags, Ages 3+


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 Learning Resources Smart Counting Cookies - 13 Pieces, Ages 18+ Months Toddler Counting & Sorting Skills, Toddler Math Learning Toys, Play Food for Toddlers, Chocolate Chip Cookies The Learning Journey: Jumbo Floor Puzzles - Numbers - Floor Puzzles For Kids Ages 3-5 - Award Winning Educational Toys JoyCat Ice Cream Counting and Color Sorting Set for Toddlers and Kids- 65 Pieces, Montessori Stacking Fine Motor Skills Toys, Math Manipulatives Learning Toys with Storage Tub SMART SNACKS COUNT EM UP POPCORN Melissa & Doug Poke-A-Dot Jumbo Number Learning Cards - 13 Double-Sided Numbers, Shapes, and Colors with Buttons to Pop - Poke A Dot Book Oversized Interactive Learning Activity Cards For Kids


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 The Learning Journey Learn With Me - Count & Learn Cookie Jar - Counting and Numbers STEM Teaching Toddler Toys & Gifts for Boys & Girls Ages 2 Years and Up - Award Winning Preschool Learning Toys Learning Resources One To Ten Counting Cans - 65 Pieces, Ages 3+ Toddler Learning Toys, Preschool Pretend Play Toys, Supermarket Toys Learning Resources Mini Muffin Match Math Activity Set - 76 Pieces, Ages 3+ Counting Games for Kids, Preschool Learning Toys, Homeschool Learning Toys, Math for Preschoolers Aizweb 240pcs C-Clips Hooks Plastic Chain Links - Counting & Linking Activity Kit, Sensory Toys for Toddlers, Develops Kid's Fine Motor and Color Recognition & Sorting Skills,Educational Learning Toys Learning Resources Smart Scoops Math Activity Set, Stacking and Sorting Toys, Develops Early Math Skills, 55 Pieces, Ages 3+


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 TREND ENTERPRISES: Fun-to-Know Puzzles: Numbers 1-20, Learn Numbers, Counting & Sets, 20 Two-Sided Puzzles, Self-Checking, 40 Puzzles Total, For Ages 3 and Up Think Fun Zingo 1-2-3 Number Bingo Game for Age 4 and Up - Award winner and Toy of the Year Nominee (7703) Melissa & Doug Nesting and Sorting Garages and Cars With 7 Graduated Garages and 7 Stackable Wooden Cars - Numbers Learning Toys, Garage Toy, Sorting And Stacking Toys For Toddlers Ages 2+ Spinners Number Game The Learning Journey: Match It! - Counting - 30 Piece Self-Correcting Number & Learn to Count Puzzle - Preschool Learning Toys - Award Winning Toys


 Learning Resources Smart Snacks Number Pops - 20 Pieces, Ages 2+,Toddler Number Learning Toys, Preschool Math Games, Fine Motor Toys, Numbers for Kids Learning Resources Super Sorting Pie - 68 Pieces, Ages 3+ Toddler Fine Motor Toy, Preschool Learning Games, Develops Counting and Color Recognition, Pretend Play Food, Kids Tweezers Aitbay Cool Math Game, Valentines for Preschoolers Frog Balance Counting Toys for Boys & Girls Educational Number Toy Fun Children's Gift STEM Learning Age 3+ (63 PCS) Educational Insights Shelby's Snack Shack Game, Preschool Math Game with Spinner for 2-4 Players, Fun Family Board Game for Kids Ages 3 4 5


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Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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