I made the Free Printable Number 14 Worksheets for Tracing and Number Recognition to cover all kindergarten math skills with ease. The number tracing worksheets include all facets of the Number 14 from recognition and formation to counting and grouping. Now you can get out there and do the not-so-simple work of teaching!

#### Number Worksheet Supplies:

• Paper
• Dot Markers
• Colored Pencils, Crayons, Markers
• Pencils

The bulk of Kindergarten math instruction is, simply, numbers! They are the foundation for everything else that comes next, right? Adding, subtracting, comparing, and more. But every preschool and kindergarten teacher knows that teaching “numbers” is anything but simple! It requires time, patience, repetition and a variety of number recognition activities.

### How to Teach Number Recognition:

##### NUMBER PRACTICE WORKSHEETS

NUMBER RECOGNITION IS A KEY COMPONENT OF EARLY LEARNING PROGRAMS. THESE FREE WORKSHEETS HELP CHILDREN LEARN TO WRITE AND COUNT, TOO!

Number recognition is a loaded concept, in my opinion! We can’t just show students a flashcard with each number on it and, Boom!, they know their numbers.

“Knowing” a number means more than just recognizing the numeral. It means naming it effortlessly, picking it from a group of other numbers, counting to it, counting back from it, and matching it with the correct quantity.

Clearly, your students are going to need a bit of repetition and meaningful practice before they really master number writing, recognition, and counting.

That is why I love these printable number 14 tracing worksheets! Your students will get opportunities to explore the Number 14 in a variety of ways until they reach automaticity in recognizing/naming/writing/counting.

The number sense worksheet can be incorporated into your day in a “number” of ways!

• Morning work
• Math lesson
• Math center
• Homework
• Early finishers

In addition to learning to count, the free printable worksheets help children develop other pre-algebra math skills.

Take the learning beyond number formation by posing questions about numbers as you explore them.

• What kinds of lines make number 14? (curved/straight/both)
• Can you show 14 on your fingers? Why not?
• Is fourteen greater than/less than 10? How do you know?
• Are there groups of 14 in our classroom?

### How Can Kids Build Number Sense?

##### USING KINDERGARTEN NUMBER WORKSHEETS TO DEVELOP STRONG NUMBER SENSE

NUMBER SENSE IS THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND, CONNECT, AND SOLVE PROBLEMS IN THE WORLD.

Free math worksheets number worksheets for kindergarten help build number sense because they allow children to work with numbers in a variety of ways, from naming and writing the number to counting and comparing it.

Here are some skills the free number tracing worksheets will build in your students. These are the skills that prepare children for fractions and decimals:

• One-to-one correspondence
• Counting fluency (forward and backward)
• Fine motor skills
• Correct number formation
• Number comparisons
• Grouping

## Why Is It Important For Kids To Learn Numbers?

Printable number worksheets give ample opportunities to explore different facets of each number. This is an important step on the journey toward solid number sense and the ability to move on to complex math skills required to solve word problems.

### Develops Automaticity

When the process of identifying a 14 is time-consuming and laborious, it makes it difficult for a child to then move beyond and add 7+7 subtract 14-7. Repeated practice on math worksheets results in a number automaticity that is necessary later.

### Improves Number Sense

Knowing that 14 is greater than 1, or less than 20, is an important piece of understanding numbers. As children learn to identify numbers on a number line in sequence, they begin to make important comparisons and understand quantity.

### Enhances Handwriting

Writing numbers is difficult for children. Their pincer grasp is still developing and they are still learning writing vocabulary, like straight line, curved line, start at the top/middle/bottom. Every chance to practice writing numbers helps strengthen small muscles.

### Teaches Grouping

Counting groups of objects or matching a number with a group helps kids begin to “subitize,” or be able to recognize small groups without actually counting each singular object. Subitizing is an important math skill because it takes away the labor of counting each group every time.

## What’s Included in the Number 14 Worksheets Set?

### How To Use The Number 14 Traceable Worksheets

• Choose your option below to get the printable math worksheets.
• Just print the packet, then decide how to use the pages.

## Using the Number Writing Worksheets

There are tons of potential ways to use the Number 14 tracing number worksheet. It’s up to you!

Kids love adding manipulatives and gross motor skill activities. And teachers love readymade activities! Here are a few ideas to get you started:

• Laminate the tracing printable for write/wipe number practice.
• Add a die or number cards to turn it into a game.
• Print, staple, and use the packet for everyday review.

### Counting Mats

Use any page with a large number image as a mat where students count small objects onto it, or place them into the ten frame.

### Sequence Cards

Download more numbers 1-20 to create a set of large sorting cards. Students can place them sequentially, or backwards, and then practice oral counting.

### Small Group

Use any of the pages to reinforce the entire number with a small group that needs review. You can easily practice ID, formation, and counting on one page.

## Fall Theme Preschool Number Tracing Worksheets 1-20

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion.

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