I made learning friends matching cards for number recognition and fine motor development. I printed the patterns on cardstock paper ... cut them out and then laminated them.
I put the learning friends in one pile and the number circles in another pile. I also set out some mini clothespins that I found at Michael's craft store. The children picked a learning friend card and then found the number circle card with the matching number of circles on it and clipped the cards together. Play continued until all cards had been matched.
As of 2022 this activity can be found in the member's section which is also where I have added Learning Friends Alphabet Match and Clip.