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Button Stacking Game for Kids

Buttons are one of the most irresistible for loose parts kids! We're using them to cover literacy, math, and fine motor skills all in one with a button stacking and sorting challenge for children.

Sorting and stacking buttons is a fun math and fine motor activity for kids!

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This month's Virtual Book Club for Kids book is Corduroy! The bear is missing a button and goes on an adventure to find a new one. 

Do you have fond memories of sorting through a button collection with someone you loved when you were a child? Our kids jumped at the chance to play with our colorful buttons.

We sorted the buttons by size, shape, color, and how many holes they contain. I asked our kids if they could create stacks of the buttons of the same color.

This fine motor challenge kept their hands busy as we discussed the story and other parts of our day. It's the perfect rainy day activity or preschool center.

More Corduroy Activities for Kids:

Pre-Writing Fun with Corduroy by Toddler Approved

Button Box ABC creations by Rainy Day Mum

Learning Your Name with the Corduroy Book by Growing Book by Book

Teddy Bear Button Counting Activity by Mom Inspired Life

Corduroy's Button Sensory Bin & Fine Motor Fun by Preschool Powol Packets

Teddy Bear Picnic Dessert Idea by The Educators' Spin On It

Button Hop - A Movement Game for Toddlers by Inspiration Laboratories

Colorful Friendship Bracelets by Mama Miss

Corduroy Math: Learning with Buttons by I Can Teach My Child

Teddy Bear Number Button Matching by 3 Dinosaurs

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  1. What a great fine motor activity!!!

  2. This is such a fun idea! I love how you sorted as well as stacked them.

  3. I need to pull out more buttons and do this. My youngest would love it!

  4. Love how colorful your buttons are, time for me to do a little button shopping to add to our fun with this story. Thanks for hosting.