Make learning math FUN with this super cute, hands-on Pizza Counting Activity! This pizza themed math activity is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre k, and kindergarten age students.
Pizza counting activity
This Pizza Counting Activity is great for younger kids such as toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartens to have fun learning to count to 5, count to 6, count to 8, or count to 10. This fun pizza counting activity is colorful and engaging so kids will want to play with math without getting bored quick. The different toppings are super fun! Try counting out loud, naming the numbers as well as the toppings and let the child repeat for an interactive game.
Fun pizza counting activity
For this activity you’ll need a few simple supplies you probably already have on hand:
- Paper plate
- Colored permanent marker
- Beige Crayon
- Cardstock (assorted colors)
- Craft Scissors
Using the red permanent marker, draw straight lines to create 4-8 sections on the paper plate (you can make as many sections as you want, but keep in mind that your toppings will need to be made smaller).
pizza math activity
Next, using different permanent marker colors, number each section. Using the beige crayon color the rigid part of the paper plate all around to create more of a pizza look, the crust!
Pizza Counting Game
Now it’s time to make your toppings! You can do tomatoes using red cardstock, peppers using green cardstock, mushrooms using brown cardstock, broccoli using dark green cardstock and onion using purple cardstock.
preschool pizza theme
Using the colored pencils first draw then cut out the veggies using scissors. Pictures don’t need to be perfect or professionally drawn!
Now it’s time for some counting fun! Lay out all of the varieties of veggies for the child to see as well as the paper plate pizza. Help the child count the toppings and place them over the correct spot on the pizza!
Counting activities for preschool
If you want more fun number activities for kids to practice counting while having fun, you will love these free counting activities for pre-k:
- Free Animal Cookies Count to 10 cards
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