search aussie childcare network

Number Swat

  • Written by 
  • Print
Number Swat Fraumohrsrasselbandes

Develop children's recognition of numbers through this simple activity.

Materials Needed:

  • fly swatters
  • dice
  • number cards/number flashcards¬†

What to do:

  • Lay the number cards on the table
  • Give each child a fly swatter
    Roll the dice, when the dice lands on a number children have to "swat" the number.

Hints and Tips:

  • Can do this with bigger numbers using two dice
  • Whoever is the slowest swatter has to sit out, until the last child remains
  • Can be done with letters, shapes, colours etc.




Additional Info

  • Appropriate Age: 3 year+
  • Number of Children: Individual (1), Couple (2), Few (3), Small Group (4)
  • Developmental Milestones:

    - Counts objects.
    - Recognizes numbers.
    - Understands same and different.
    - Uses left or right hand preference.

  • Play Based Learning: Manipulative Play
  • Interest Areas: Puzzle Play, Toy Table
  • Games Categories: Cognitive Development, Learning Games, Literacy and Numeracy, Social and Emotional
  • EYLF Outcomes: Learning Outcome 4, Learning Outcome 5
  • Sub Outcomes:

    LO4 - Children Are Confident And Involved Learners

    4.3 Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one context to another

    LO5 - Children Are Effective Communicators

    5.4 Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work

Created On September 25, 2023 Last modified on Tuesday, September 26, 2023
More in this category: « Catch A Spider   ||   Counting Gloves »
Child Care Documentation App

© 2009-2024 Aussie Childcare Network Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved.