If you haven’t tried Etsy yet for gorgeous homemade games for children, it really is worth a visit. This collection of cool maths games and resources for preschoolers was so much fun to put together, and I may have filled my shopping cart with more than
ten a few of these for my own lovely preschooler to play with! Tell me, which is your favourite?
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Wooden hearts Bucket Sorting Game – Laughing Crickets: Encourages sorting, counting and number recognition
Colour Scoop Sorting Game – Apple n Amos: Add a fine motor challenge to colour matching, naming and sorting.
Rainbow Acorn Matching Game – Honey Bee Toy and Craft: Love this fabulous twist on a memory matching game.
Rainbow Sorting Set – House Mountain Natural: A fun set for sorting, counting and pattern making.
Mini Geoboard and Shapes Cards – Curious Minds Busy Bags: Follow the shape pattern cards for making and naming shapes.
All Wood Geoboard – From Jennifer: A larger, wooden geoboard, perfect for making geometric shapes and number shapes.
Stacking Wood Blocks and Pattern Cards – Curious Minds Busy Bags: Develop problem solving and visual discrimination.
Felt Numbers – Tsvitana Love: Lovely brightly coloured numbers for children to touch, name and order.
Wooden Number Match Game – Woodpecker Toys: Play memory match or use the numerals and symbols for making number sentences.
Wooden Number Dominoes – DinDin Toys: Love that these wooden dominoes include dots and numerals.
Felt Number Matching Puzzle – Mini Contour: A lovely felt twist on a number puzzle.
Dino Counting with Numbers 1-20 – Mini Contour: Great for naming and ordering numerals. Count by ones, twos, threes and more.
Felt Teaching Clock – Kustom Treasures: Fun tactile twist on teaching time.
Gnome Colour Day of the Week Calendar – Hinterland Mama: Love this Waldorf inspired day of the week marker.
Wooden Calendar – Bsiribiz: Children will love changing the date on this lovely wooden calendar.
While many of these resources also work for older toddlers (and bigger kids too!), it is important to be cautious and check the sizes of the pieces of individual sets before purchasing. Some of these contain very small pieces that could constitute a chocking hazard.
Do you have a favourite play related Etsy store?