Cute and portable! Beans are so much fun to hold in your hand. I'm sure this idea was a hit. Renee
love this idea! I have to do this for my daughter soon! Genius!
this is pure genius!!!Pinning...
I love this idea! I want to try it (if I can write that small).
This is such a great idea and something I have never seen before! The children I work with are far too young for this but I love the idea of writing on the beans. This opens endless possibilities of putting letters, numbers and even tiny pictures on beans.
those are a on the go version of my digging for golden sight words http://lettersnumbersandbooksohmy.blogspot.com/2012/03/st-patricks-day-discovery-tub-digging.htmlhave a safe trip :)
My teacher friend that I turn to for all thing creative did something like this and I want to combine the 2 for yet another fun activity inspired by you. http://christyrobbins.blogspot.com/2010/08/ladybug-counting-beans.html
What a cool idea and so fun! Thanks!
My students are fifth graders. This would be fun to have the bag full of beans with grade level vocabulary words. Each student reach in a get 5 beans (any number) that they will have to construct sentences for. Just a thought!
I love this idea. I went to biglots today to get my pouches and I am going to make it a center with 4 pouches and make a game of it. It's people like you that have inspired me to create my on bloghttp://kindnesscountsinkindergarten.blogspot.com
Since my son will do just about anything for a reward, I can use this as an incentive. When he collects twenty beans, he can earn a prize. He can earn the beans by identifying and/or spelling the words correctly!
Great idea! I'm adding this one to our school library so students can do it during our centers time.
My kids love it. The Chinese have been doing it forever.