Practical Life Work. Easy to make matching work. Trace a variety of caps and lids on to construction paper (laminate for longevity). Then place on a tray with caps/kids in a basket. Demonstrate the work (without words). Then ask the child if they would like to try. ~ Mastering Montessori ❤️
For practice counting and assigning the # to the amount. Do again and again by sweeping up the snowflakes (or whatever is used) and dropping them where they fall. (Although if it's random there might be two of the same number in which case you'd have to have more clothespins.)
Exploring lines: using hand drawn lines on rocks for play. Challenging pre-writers to distinguish between straight and curved lines to help build their understanding of shape and help establish correct letter and number formation later. Visit http://youclevermonkey.com for more.