Butterfly Count

It's fun to count with butterflies and flowers in Gisele's Big Backyard!

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While Playing: 
  • Sit with your child next to you or on your lap while you play the Butterfly Count game together.
  • Count out loud with your child while they play the game.
  • Encourage your child to count on his/her own while he/she plays the game.
Ontario Curriculum Connections: 

Butterfly Count helps your little one become familiar with numbers, and one-to-one correspondence while counting. This game meets many expectations from the Ontario Full Day Early Learning - Kindergarten Program, including:

Math: Number Sense and Numeration:

Demonstrate an understanding of numbers, using concrete materials to explore and investigate counting, quantity, and number relationships.

Begin to make sense of one-to-one correspondence in counting objects and matching groups of objects.

At-Home Activities: 
  • Count your child's toys!
  • Sort the toys into different categories together.
  • Count how many you have in each category.
  • Have fun!