Flannel Friday: Wheel of Pigs

This piggy activity can cover a lot of acreage: color identification, counting, matching, simple math. Start with several pigs  (mine are clipart from Open Clip Art Library) and some “pig pens” (mine are colored circles).

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Then add in the Wheel of Pigs (I used a Twister spinner because I couldn’t find my homemade spinner). Spin the Wheel of Pigs (and be sure to say it like “Wheel…of…Favorite Game Show”) to determine in which pen a pig will live. For example, spin a yellow and the pig goes into the yellow pen.

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I use spray glue on a poster board and on the circle pens to make the pigs stick where I want them to go. You could, of course, make a beautiful flannel version, or use magnets and a magnet board. I like to count the pigs at various times, and even do some simple math (2 pigs in the green pen and 1 pig in the red pen equals 3 pigs!)

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Get piggy with it!

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