It’s day 7 of the 31 Days of Free Printables for Hands-On Learning! This has been an amazing series so far and I’m really looking forward to sharing all the great things I have planned for the rest of the month! Today’s freebie is a Greater Than/Less Than free printable for kindergarten. These cute penguins are great for helping little ones learn number order!

– Life Over C's winter penguin greater than less than mat

Recommended Grade Level:

Materials for the Winter Penguin Greater Than Less Than Activities

  • Paper
  • Laminating Materials
  • Paper Cutter
– Life Over C's Free Penguin printable

How to prepare:

This one is super simple! Print, laminate if desired and cut out the number cards. You can have this one ready to go in less than 10 minutes! I love that!

Plus, this one is also completely easy to use!

– Life Over C's greater than/less than printable

Kids can pick 2 cards and decide which mat they want to use. Then they make a correct number statement using the greater than/less than penguins and record their number statement on the included recording sheet.

For an added challenge have the kids use the same numbers on the other penguin to show them that they can use the same two numbers and come up with a different statement. Example: 2 is less than 5 and 5 is greater than 2.

This activity sticks with simple numbers (0-22), so that kids can concentrate on the greater than/less than concept. You can create some more difficult numbers by writing numbers on card stock and cutting them to match the size.

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– Life Over C's winter penguin greater than less than mat
– Life Over C's winter penguin greater than less than mat
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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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