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Learning maths with clothes pegs

Clothes pegs are a cheap, fun way for kids to learn about numbers, counting and telling the time, as well as developing fine motor skills.  Combine them with craft sticks, DIY clip cards, leaves, paper plates and even string!

learning maths with clothes pegs

Here are some of our favourite ideas for learning maths with clothes pegs!

Missing number math activity from Planning Playtime


DIY clothespin number line from Fantastic Fun and Learning

diy clothespin number line

Ladybug number game from Housing a Forest


Count and clip sunflowers from Raising Little Superheroes


Clothespin dinosaur counting tray from School Time Snippets


Ladybug math for preschoolers from Natural Beach Living


Honey bee counting game from The OT Toolbox

honey bee counting

Ocean count and clip cards from Coffee Cups and Crayons


Rainy day clip cards from Playdough to Plato

rainy day clip cards

Watermelon seed count and clip cards from The STEM Laboratory


Rainforest math DIY clip cards from School Time Snippets


Skip counting by 2s clip cards from Life over C’s


Fine motor counting activity from Kids Craft Room


Pizza fraction clip cards from The Kindergarten Connection


Apple tree counting activity with clothespins from Mom Inspired Life


Counting octopus clothespin craft from Reading Confetti

counting octopus 5

Clothespin numeral clip kites from Making Learning Fun


Hickory dickory dock matching clothespins from Best Toys 4 Toddlers

hickory dickory dock

What is your kids’ favourite maths activity?

You can find more fun literacy and numeracy ideas on our Pinterest page here.


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