Math Links: Finding numbers

Pathfinder Mom had showcased a game her son loves and then commented this would be easy to do with sidewalk chalk and music (sorry no exact link to the post).  Well, I took that and ran with it.  So, here’s our game:

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Supplies needed: chalk, hyper kids that need to burn energy, and a sunny day (that last one is key)

 

Prep work: write numbers all over your sidewalk, this could also be whatever else you’re working on.

 

How to play:  Call out a kid’s name and call out how they should get to the number.  Ex: Superman hop to 17.  Princess run to 5.  Batman tiptoe to 12.

 

Happily play the game and trick your kids into learning.

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Play as long as the weather or your kids’ attention span lasts.

 

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Game called on account of rain!  Apparently our rain dance from the other day was successful, if a little late.

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8 thoughts on “Math Links: Finding numbers

  1. I love this idea! My kids love the game Hulabaloo (not sure how to spell it) which is a DVD with a guy telling them to move in certain ways to a color, shape or animal. I like the idea of moving it outside and teaching numbers!

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