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Counting Watermelon Worksheets

This fun, hands on counting activity with Watermelon Worksheets is such a great way to sneak in some summer time math with preschoolers!

This fun, hands on counting activity with Watermelon Worksheets is such a great way to sneak in some summer time math with preschoolers!

Watermelon Worksheets

Practice counting with an engaging watermelon themed number worksheet for preschool. Whether you are a teacher, homeschool mom or public school mama, you will love this low prep activity that will keep your preschooler’s math skills sharp and entertain them while you try and sip your coffee. Parents will love that preschoolers will practice multiple math skills as they place the appropriate number of seeds on the watermelon.

Number Worksheet for Preschool

Math worksheets for preschoolers are usually dull and one dimensional. This counting activity is different. It involves a hands-on component that will engage kinesthetic learners who tend to be harder to reach. Feeling and touching the “seeds” (black beans) brings the worksheet to life and allows for deeper learning.

fun hands on math activity for preschool, pre k, and kindergarten for summer learning

Preschool Math Skills

Your preschooler will be working on the following math skills while completing this preschool math activity.

  • Number recognition – Number recognition is the ability to identify written numerals. This is primarily a memorization skill and requires practice.
  • One-to-One Correspondence – 1:1 Correspondence is ability to recognize that each numeral represents a specific value. This is a conceptual skill that moves beyond memorization.

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download >>. The pdf file will open in a new window for you save the freebie. Print the pages in the template and set out with number magnets, pencil (or dry erase marker if you laminate the pages), and dried black beans or watermelon seeds for tactile hands on counting manipulative.

  • Write a number or place a number magnet in the square.
  • Invite your preschooler to place the appropriate number of “seeds”/black beans on the watermelon.
  • Repeat with multiple numbers.

use watermelon seeds and magnetic numbers to practice counting with a watermelon theme

Counting Activity for Preschoolers

As moms and teachers we are looking for low prep  activities that quick and easy but also engaging, fun, and developmentally appropriate. Number worksheets for  preschool should be hands-on and involve manipulatives. This free printable is as easy as pulling a page out of a workbook, while still being interactive, making it perfect for busy moms and teachers. Plus, this activity is perfect for summer with the watermelon theme. Prevent the traditional “summer slide” with this free preschool counting worksheet.

Additional tips for teachers using this activity in a classroom, daycare, co-op, library, or summer camp setting.

  • Laminate the printable for durability
  • Use a dry erase marker on laminated sheet for ease and multiple uses
  • Make this activity more challenging and appropriate for older students by writing number sentences in the square

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Watermelon Activities

Are you planning a watermelon theme this week? Don’t miss these fun ideas and free resources:

See all our watermelon activities for kids, watermelon activities (for older kids) and our watermelon activities for preschoolers

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Preschool Math Activities

Looking for more math activities for preschoolers? You will love these fun, free printable ideas and resources:

Download Watermelon Counting Template

Download Watermelon Counting Template

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About the author


Emily is a teacher turned mom who just couldn't quite leave the classroom behind. She has 2 toddlers at home whom she is prepping for kindergarten by doing hands-on learning activities at home. Her blog, Sandbox Academy, focuses on learning literacy, math, STEM, and the arts through crafts and play.


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