Children will love handling these large wooden buttons. Teachers can talk about the designs on the front and the red spots on the back.
Discuss how many red spots there are when you put two buttons together. Children can then do the worksheet from the resources box. They count the red spots and then, with red pencil crayon, draw the total of spots for their answer. They should also learn to write the number. These buttons can also be used as counters in the normal way for just counting buttons, or they can be used for the 4 times table by adding the holes. (i.e three buttons have 12 holes 4X3 = 12)