Here's a really simple idea which is fun to put together and fun to play with. You can play with the jars in many different ways, making is suitable for a wide age range too. Perhaps older kids could make the game for younger siblings?
This is an easy addition to a party or fete, and is always a favourite. And it can be good counting practise for younger children, too!
Making the "board" will keep the kids occupied for a while; and so will playing the game. Siblings of different ages can play this with each other quite happily.
This traditional Chinese playground game reinforces addition skills. It is good to play with a class of kids, divided into teams, and can be adapted to suit different ages. It can be very exciting!
You will need coloured counters, a die and a copy of the board below to play this game - which will give your child lots of practice at easy addition.
This useful little game is perfect for those odd moments when you just need a little something to keep the kids amused! Kids really need to be able to count to 100 or so to play.
This traditional Chinese game can be played by 2 players or quite a large group. It develops quick thinking, addition and logic skills - but it's also fun!