Welcome back to another month of the Virtual Book Club for Kids! This month’s author is Ellen Stoll Walsh, so today I’m sharing our Mouse Count Game!
My preschooler and my toddler BOTH really had fun with our super simple mouse count game- ping pong balls are just hilarious fun, that’s all there is too it!
Before I get to how we did it- just a note, affiliate links are used in this post, which just means that if you buy something through that link, this website receives a tiny commission at no cost to you.
Okay, so this month’s author, Ellen Stoll Walsh, has a series of super cute books that feature her adorable and clever mice characters. Here were the books chosen by the Virtual Book Club for Kids this month:
Mouse Count Ping Pong Ball Game for Kids
Mouse Count book to read
10 Plain white ping pong balls (we got ours at the dollar store but Amazon sells ping pong balls too)
Black permanent marker
Clear plastic jar that is large enough to fit more than the 10 ping pong balls (We have had the one we used for years, this is the closest thing I could find on Amazon)
1 other container, such as a basket, to hold the ping pong balls across the room
Blue kids socks (optional) (Ours were Hanes brand and golly I cannot find a link to them anywhere!)
Shape Collages Inspired by Mouse Shapes by Inspiration Laboratories
Mouse Count Number Lines and Ordering by Rainy Day Mum
Mouse Shapes Puppets from The Pleasantest Thing
Triangle Puzzle from Mama Miss
Mouse Paint Color Mixing Hearts Craft from Toddler Approved
Mouse Count Activities with Lids from The Educators’ Spin on It
Virtual Book Club for Kids
This post is part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids which means there is a host of other awesome bloggers who shared super fun ideas based on these books too!
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February 12th- Featured Author: Dr Seuss
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