Download and print this great pre numeracy resources to extend the use of your magnetic rhyme '5 Currant Buns'
These yummy currant buns have a number of pre literacy and numeracy skill development activities for emergent learners. This resource predominantly uses colour as the discriminating factor, but also supports counting and shape recognition. This file folder extension activity is designed as an integrated resource to support the learning and development of pre maths and math skills, not just counting.
The cup cake papers can be used for simple colour recognition and discrimination. Simply match up the cupcake paper colour with the coloured shape at the top of each card.
The baker on the song page also has 2 different coloured oven mitts so you can play odd one out
Two file folder activityies have been development to extend the use of this resource 2 literacy and numeracy extension activities that go with this teaching resource
The numeric number has been written in on each current bun to shows the connection between literacy and numeracy. As children match each colour, role model counting the colours aloud. Identify the written numeric for them. As their recognition and memory skills develop encourage them to ’read’ the number themselves.
Communication goal 3, Exploration goal 3, 4
P.s. There’s a also another emergent numeracy skills version Currant Buns Sprinkle Sequencing File Folder Activity available based upon colours and sequencing