Are you looking for a fun back to school theme math activity for preschoolers, toddlers, or kindergartener? This super cute, pencil themed, number matching activity is the perfect resource for you. Grab the number matching free printable pdf below to help your child will practice a variety of skills as they engage with fun pencil shaped numbers.
Number Matching Activity
Are you excited for going back to school? Most young children look forward to buying new school supplies to put in their new back packs. They eagerly wait for day when they get to ride the school bus. Whether your child is going to public, private, or homeschool this fun number matching activity is perfect for the first day of school or a math center in your classroom during August or September. This matching activity for preschoolers is perfect for working on number recognition and number tracing with toddler, preschool, pre k, and kindergarten age children.
Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – you will love this fun, hands on math activity to help make learning fun!
Preschool Number Matching
Optional: Place the colored pieces in a sensory bin for added interest
Back to School Theme Activity
- Match the yellow pencil numbers to the black and white pencil on the number mat.
- Trace of pencil numbers
- Count 1-10 by placing the correct number of counters on each number
- Sequence the colored pieces in numerical order
Preschool Number Tracing
You can use this free number tracing for preschoolers to practice a variety of early learning skills.
- Number Recognition – Identify written numerals 1-10
- One-to-One Correspondence – Count objects and recognize that each object represents a value
- Pre-Writing- Use writing materials to form lines and write numbers 1-10
Extended this activity by going on a color hunt through your home. Get your preschooler moving and have fun searching for at least 3 items that are red, yellow, and blue.
Back to School Printables
Looking for some other fun and FREE printable activities for the first day of school? You will love these free printable resources and ideas:
- Celebrate the first day of school by making one of these free Back to School Hats
- Count to 20 Clip Cards
- Back to School Counting Puzzles
- Printable Back to School ABC Games
- Back to School 1-10 Number Worksheets
- Back to School Color by Number
- Free School Supplies Tracing Worksheet
- I Spy Back to School Printable
- Free Back to School Worksheets Preschool
- Back to School Theme for Preschoolers
- Apple Worksheet Preschool
- School Bus Beginning Sounds Activity
- Free Back to School Coloring Pages
- Free printable first day of school signs
- School Supplies Tracing Lines Free Printables
- Super Cute and Easy Pencil Craft
- Free Back to School Worksheets – Crack the Code
- School Supplies Free sudoku printables
- Back to School Printables Bundle
Counting to 10
Kids will have fun practicing counting, one to one correspondence and using a ten frame with these fun, FREE Snack Printables for kids!
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- Fruit Loops Practice Counting Cards
- Animal Counting Activities with animal cookies
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- Farm Color by Number Worksheets
- Princess Color by Number
- Zoo Animals Color by Number Worksheets
- Dinosaur Color by Number Printable
- Pirate Colour by Numbers
- Ocean Color by Number
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