Counting Math Summer

Strawberry Preschool Counting Activity

Fun Summer Counting Math Activities for Preschoolers
Written by Beth Gorden

This Counting Strawberry Seeds activity makes counting fun and exciting! Easy to prep and perfect for both toddlers and preschoolers. This activity can help a child learn and improve many important areas of development, like fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination and concentration.

FREE Counting Strawberry Seeds Activity - this is such a fun preschool math activity for spring or summer! #counting #preschool #math

Counting Practice

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Preschool Counting Activity

Learning numbers and counting should be fun and exciting, especially for toddlers and preschoolers! While numbers can get a bit boring at times, with this Counting Strawberry Seeds activity kids will be fully engaged and happy to learn. You’ll need just a short list of materials, a little prep and you’ve got a fun counting activity!

Along with learning numbers and their quantities, when doing this activity kids are also learning many other skills. Fine motor skills are exercised and improved as the child holds the q-tip with their fingers. Hand-eye coordination is improved as the child stamps the seeds onto each strawberry. Concentration, diligence and independency are also widely exercised with this super fun and easy-to-prep activity.

strawberry math craft

Strawberry Activity

For this activity you’ll need:

  • Cardstock (white, red and green)
  • Gluestick
  • Craft scissors
  • Q-tips
  • Washable kids paint (black)
  • Pencil
  • Black permanent marker

Strawberry Construction Paper craft

Directions:

Start by drawing simple outlines of strawberries on the red cardstock (make each strawberry about 2″x 2″). Draw as many strawberries as you would like and using the craft scissors carefully cut out the strawberries (we did 5 strawberries).

cut strawberry stems from construction paper in this strawberry summer craft

Now on a piece of green cardstock draw simple greenery for each strawberry using the pencil and cut out.

preschool cut and paste strawberry craft

Next, glue the strawberries and the greenery onto a clean piece of white cardstock. Number each strawberry with the black permanent marker. You can do simple numbers for toddlers such as 1-5.

Strawberry Count to 20 preschool math activity

Math Activities for Preschoolers

Prepare the washable kids paint and q-tips and you’re ready to go! Allow the kids to dip the q-tip into black washable kids paint and stamp the correct quantity of seeds onto each strawberry.

use black paint to put the correct number of seeds on the strawberry

TIP- As you work with the child, have them name the number as well as count out loud. Counting out loud helps the child analyze, familiarize and memorize numbers!

Fun Summer Counting Math Activities for Preschoolers

Kids will have fun practicing counting to 20 with this fun, hands on math activity perfect for summer! Plus, it makes a cute summer craft at the same time!

 

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Preschool Summer Math

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About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Preschool Play and Learn. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of 123Homeschool4Me.com and kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com where she shares more than 100,000 pages of FREE worksheets,& educational ideas for PreK-8th grade.

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