Banana Ghosts

Strong counting skills will help your preschoolers progress as mathematical  concepts become more complex.

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There are several ways to practice counting. To integrate this task into our theme, we created ghosts out of bananas and raisins.

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We discussed how many eyes the ghost should have and then counted the number on our fingers.

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We then acknowledged that we all have only one nose, and that more raisins would be required to create a mouth.

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Mastering number facts, such as sequencing and its application to real world experience, are necessary for the continual development of pre-math skills.

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