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This fun Cardboard Math Learning Board is a great way to teach early math and is easy to make with simple recycled materials.
Get your kids learning simple math with this early math counting board! The best part is you can create this DIY learning toy from just cardboard. We all have some empty boxes waiting to be recycled into something fun right?
We were inspired to create this after seeing this gorgeous wooden math learning board from Three Wood Shop. Make sure to check out their amazing educational toys!
We used pom poms as counters because they are cute and crafty. But you can use any small beads or counters that fit into your squares.
Ready to learn some math?
Check out the video in this post to make this easy math counting board or follow along the instructions below.
white acrylic paint
Take 2 pieces of cardboard of the same size.
On one of the cardboard pieces, cut 6 rectangles equal distances at the top and bottom.
Cut the resulting rectangles into squares.
Paint the small squares white.
Write the numbers 1 to 10 in the middle of the squares with a black marker.
Glue the rectangular cardboard to the other sheet of cardboard.
Draw a plus, minus and equal sign with a black marker.
Step 8. Add white squares and create simple math equations with pom poms as counters.