Posts Tagged ‘counting’

How many bugs can you count? From walking sticks to spittlebugs, dragonflies to katydids, discovering 10 bugs at a time, you just might see 100 bugs!

Little explorers will learn 10 different ways to count to 10, using 10 different kinds of bugs, and get all the way to 100 by the end of their adventure. With Suzanne Kaufman’s bright, whimsical illustrations and Kate Narita’s clever rhyming text, 100 Bugs! is part look-and-find, part learning experience, and all kinds of fun. 

This is a hardcover picture book that’s about the combinations of ten. And bugs. And flowers. This story offers a discovery on every page. Lovely illustrations and rhyming text, this is a cute book kiddos will enjoy. A valuable addition for school and family libraries. 

Kate Narita provided this book to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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I’ve reviewed ( and loved ) eeBoo products before and I’m happy to review for them again. This review…Puzzles!


eeBoo has a variety of puzzles with different piece counts. All cute designs. AND the eeBoo puzzles are made from 90% recycled gray board with soy based inks! The pieces are thick and lock together nicely. A valuable and educational addition to a playroom. They would make a wonderful gift. 

Bear on Bicycle 20 Piece Puzzle

11″ x 5″ for ages 3+

Illustration by Melissa Sweet


Animal Counting Puzzle



 10 puzzles with animals to count. Each puzzle contains 3 pieces. Ages 3+

Illustrations by Kevin Hawkes 

eeBoo creates refreshing toys and gifts that are 100% original (no licenses) and we commission our artwork from well-known and well-loved children’s book illustrators. Everything we make is meant for wholesome individual or family play. Many of our games and activities are based on old-fashioned formats which eeBoo re-invents with cheerful artwork and contemporary design.

Visit eeBoo for more puzzles. They hope that their products “inspire parents to get down on the floor to play with their children.”

Notes From Dawn received the above puzzles from eeBoo in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Come take a fun visit to the Park with some happy, loveable little Pegs as they race and jump from hole to hole along the colorful tracks in the Park. If you beat the other Pegs to the Ice Cream Cart, you win! This fun, educational game will help kids learn plus(+) and minus(-), as well as help to develop small motor skills and eye-hand coordination.

Now that the weather is cold, enjoy some time playing Pegs in the Park, a winning combination of fun and learning. Little kids (ages 4-8) navigate their peg through the park toward the ice cream cart.
Teaches number recognition, counting, subtracting, & concepts of moving forward and backward.



Game includes game board, 44 action playing cards, and four pegs. See complete instructions on the Jax website or right HERE.  The playing cards depict pleasant park things (like kites and flowers) to advance your peg spaces. Other playing cards show things that are not park favorable (like ants and rain clouds) that direct pegs to go back spaces.  Jax Games quality as always. The board is sturdy and colorful. And the pegs are REALLY cute. Don’t you think so?


My recommendation for this game would be if the board was designed a little thicker and the pegs a little longer to make moving from hole to hole a little easier!

I received Pegs in the Park from Jax to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not  guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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123 Zoo: A Cool Counting Book

by Puck

– Perfect for babies and toddlers
– Small and sturdy format, round corners for extra safety
– A fun and colorful way to practice number skills

6” x 6” inches; board book; 22 pages; full-color art; nontoxic; ages 0 to 3

ISBN: 9781938093081


From counting penguins and lions to giraffes and bears, this board book introduces toddlers to the familiar sights of a zoo while making basic numbers fun to learn. Parents and children can count to 10 using iconic zoo animals depicted with vivid colors and a bold design. Perfectly sized for small hands, this durable board book also includes a “Let’s Talk” section with conversation starters to help parents begin a fun discussion with their kids.


I happily recommend this cool counting board book by duopress. Each two page layout shows a large number and that same amount of a particular zoo animal. It contains only pictures and numbers but the vibrant colors and illustrations keep a young learners attention. It’s a favorite choice for seeing and counting elephants, hippos, bears, lions, giraffes, flamingos, zebras, gorillas, penguins, and birds. I think number three is the best with three different kinds of bears!



Disclosure of Material Connection: This book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest opinion. No other compensation was received. 

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