Growing into Readers

Counting Activities

  • Count steps as you climb them, count steps to the end of the driveway or bus stop, count as your child jumps, or count objects as you buy them in a store.
  • Use blocks, straws, sticks, and other objects to make shapes and create patterns.
  • Ask kids to sort different shapes and colors as fast as they can.
  • Play “I Spy” with shapes and colors. For example say “I spy a square,” or “I spy something blue.”

For more suggestions and activities on Raising a Reader, follow our Grow Up Reading™ Board on Pinterest

Library Director:  Clara Nalli Bohrer    |    Youth Services Coordinator:  Jill Bickford    |    Early Childhood Specialists:  Emily Vickers   &   Julie Moore

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