For parents

Sensory counting

by Bhavini Pandya April 29, 2020

Combine fine motor skills and simple counting with this fun What’s in my tray? activity.

  • Maths and Fine motor skills (KS1)
  • Easy to replicate at home

What to do:

  • Fill a tray with water beads (you can use anything multi-sensory like spaghetti, beads, ice cubes or even buttons).
  • Write out number cards.
  • Choose 4 number cards at random.
  • With tweezers, count out the correct number of water beads to match the number.
  • Happy counting!