Math Activities

preschool math lessons

Sorting, shapes, patterning and of course counting are all activities that develop strong math skills. We are all aware of the importance of success in math throughout formal schooling years . Starting through play parents can help lay a positive foundation of something that so many of us struggle with later on. Here are some fun activities that can help create a love of numbers, order , shapes and patterns before they can decide they hate math!

Addition & Subtraction

Hot Chocolate Math


Bug Count & Match
Bug Hunt & Count
Candy Corn Counting
Counting Around The House
Cupcake Candle Counting
Flower Counting
Frankenstein Counting
Gold Hunt-Counting Coins Game
Ladybug Math
Guitar String Math
Rocket Ship Spin & Count
Snake & Frog Roll & Count Game
Turkey Counting

Estimation Jars

Graphing with Packing Peanuts
Halloween Graphing

Match Games
Autumn Squirrel Match
Cupcake Match Game
Egg Color Match
Number Match
Shell Matching


Measure With Lego

Craft By Numbers
Elevator Numbers
Egg Carton Number Game
Gross Motor Number Game
Number N
Number Recognition – One to one correspondence
Paint & Peel Number Art
Roll & Count Game

Clothes Pin Patterns
Halloween Patterns
Heart Patterns
Napkin Ring Necklace
Shoelace Necklace
Wrapping Paper Patterns


DIY Geoboard
Gross Motor Shape Game
Hose It Down- Outside Shape Game
Magic Tape Shapes
Paper Heart Activities
Shape Banjo
Shape Boat
Shape Christmas Tree
Shape Detectives
Shape Dinosaur
Shape Four Leaf Clover
Shape Garbage Truck
Shape House
Shape Pizza
Shape Safari
Shape Scarecrow
Shape Snake
Shape Street Signs
Shape Sorting Game
Shape Sorting Game II
Shape Sun Catcher
Shape Turkey
Skyscraper Shape Sorting
Sort and Shape Heart

Skyscraper Shape Sort
Heart Sorting
Marshmallow Sorting
Mitten Match
Pom Pom Sorting
Recycling Center Sorting
Season Sorting
Shape Sorting Game
Shape Sorting Game II
Sort and Shape Heart

Math Story Time

Books About Math