Counting Printables St Patricks Day

Rainbow Number Activity

Spring is here and we are loving all things rainbow. This rainbow number activity for preschoolers is sure to be a huge hit. Your preschooler will love that it is hands-on and you will love the fact that they are working so many skills at once.

Rainbow Number Activity - super cute, fun, hands on math activity for preschoolers, toddlers and kindergartners to practice counting to 20. Perfect for math centers to celebrate spring, st patricks day, rainbow them, etc. #preschool #rainbows #countingto20

Number Activity

This number games for kids is the perfect hands-on math activity for preschoolers! Your toddler, prek, and kindergaret age child will work on multiple algebraic thinking skills while completing this activity. In addition, you student will work on 1:1 correspondence and number recognition with this spring math activty perfect for a St Patricks Day or spring math center. Finally, your preschool child is going to fine-tuning their fine motor skills.

spring activity for preschoolers to practice counting with a fun rainbow theme that uses beads to practice fine motor skills

Counting to 20

This fun, hands on preschool counting activity is a great way for kids to visualize counting. Whether you are a parents, homeschooler, or teachers you will love this counting activity.

The element of threading beads makes this activity far more engaging to your kiddos. It is a simple varitation from your typical counting activity, but it totally changes the activity for our kiddos and it feels more like art and play than an educational activity.

preschool math is fun with hands on counting and threading activity for march, april, and may

Spring Activity for Preschoolers

This educational activty is not only a fun rainbow themed math activity, but it is also great for developing fine motor skills with young learners:


  • Rainbow Number Activity for Preschoolers Template. To download this these free numbered rainbows simply scroll to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file open for you to save and print.
  • Pipe Cleaners – use any color you like: black, red, orange, yellow, purple, blue, violet, brown, white, etc.
  • Beads – any color or size beads work
  • Tape
  • Scissors


Preschool Math

To get ready for this Pre k math game simply print the download in color on cardstock for duribility. Then cut out each rainbow and tape a pipe cleaner to the back of each rainbow card.

To complete this math activity, students will pick a rainbow and look at the number at the top. Next, they will count out the corresponding number of beads and thread them on the pipe cleaner so the number on the chenille sticks matches the number on the rainbow.  Repeat until you have completed all the numbers from 1-20


  • Laminate for durability if you are using in a classroom as math center for repeated use all March, April, and May.
  • Cut the pipe cleaners in half for smaller numbers 1-10 with students who are not ready for counting to higher numbers.

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Rainbow Activities

Looking for more preschool rainbow activities? You will these these rainbow theme printables and games to make learning fun:

fun math rainbow activity for toddler, preschool, pre k, and kindergarten age kids

Download Rainbow Number Activity 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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