# “Feed The Monster” Math + Fine Motor Activity for Kids

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This monster math activity is great for building number recognition and using one-to-one correspondence (counting one item per number) as you feed monsters with stickers!

I have three daughters that keep me busy.

We have a great time doing activities together.

My gloss had a blast counting to each number as they feed the monsters in this activity!

Kids not ready to count yet?

Try this visual recognition with stickers instead.

## Prepping Your Feed the Monster Math Activity

To prep for this activity, first gather up your materials.

### Materials Needed:

• large poster paper or a roll of craft paper
• markers
• dot stickers

The yard sale price dot stickers are the perfect size for little fingers.

Draw some silly monsters with a large mouth opening on your poster paper.

You don’t have to be an artist to create monsters, just make them silly!

Inside each mouth write a number.

## Time to Feed the Monsters!

Hand the stickers over to your child.

Encourage them to use the stickers to count their way to a full monster!

Be sure to use numbers that fit your child’s learning level.

Repeat until all the monsters have the matching number of stickers in their mouths.

### Feed the Monster Adaptations

If your child doesn’t like monsters or is really into a certain animal, draw those instead.

This activity can be extended to include older children as well.

If your child is learning addition, write a number sentence in the monster mouth and feed them the sum!

If your child is younger, like my two-year-old, just leave the mouth blank.

Then cut the stickers into groups that they can count as they match colors instead.

This activity was from an idea I saw on Days with Grey.