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Cookie Jar

Mathematics is all around us, even in the sweetest of treats! For kindergarten students, learning about numbers and counting can be made even more enjoyable with hands-on activities. That's why we're thrilled to introduce an exciting and interactive resource: Cookie Jars!

What are Cookie Jars?

Cookie Jars is a free printable resource designed to help kindergarten students practice number recognition and counting skills in a fun and engaging way. With adorable cookie jar templates and delicious-looking cookies, this resource is sure to capture the hearts and minds of young learners.

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How to Use Cookie Jars

  1. Download the Cookie Jars resource by clicking the button at the bottom of this post. Print out the cookie jar template and enough cookie cutouts for your students.

  2. Cut out the cookie jar template and laminate it for durability. Then, cut out all the individual cookies.

  3. Place the cookie jar template in a math center or designated area where students can easily access it.

  4. Invite students to pick a cookie from the pile and examine the number of chocolate chips on the cookie.

  5. Based on the number of chocolate chips, students will then place the cookie on the corresponding number inside the cookie jar. For example, if a cookie has 3 chocolate chips, students will place it on the number 3 in the cookie jar.

  6. Encourage students to count aloud as they place each cookie in the jar, reinforcing both number recognition and counting skills.

  7. The resource can be used repeatedly in math centers or small group activities, providing students with ample opportunities to practice and reinforce their understanding of numbers.

 

Benefits of Cookie Jars

  • Promotes hands-on learning and engagement with math concepts.

  • Reinforces number recognition and counting skills in a playful context.

  • Encourages critical thinking as students match cookies to the correct numbers.

  • Provides a reusable resource that can be laminated and used over and over again.

  • Fosters fine motor skills as students handle and manipulate the cookie cutouts.

 

Cookie Jars is a delightful resource that adds a dash of sweetness to kindergarten math lessons. With its charming visuals and interactive nature, this resource transforms learning about numbers into a delicious adventure for young learners. Download the Cookie Jars resource below and watch as your students eagerly count their way to mathematical success!

Turn math time into snack time with Cookie Jars – the perfect recipe for learning fun in kindergarten classrooms everywhere!

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