Number Grid Counting Games for Preschoolers

Sometimes math gets a bad wrap. It can be a difficult concept for little learners. It is right or wrong, there is no room for interpretation. Regardless of it’s difficulty, it is an imperative skill for preschoolers to learn. This is why fun, hands on activities are so important. Engaging math activities, like these Number Grid Counting Games, are a great way to encourage children, even those opposed to math, to learn and practice these important skills in a fun way!

20+ free themed counting grid math games for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten math centers or learning at home. Practice counting, addition and subtraction with these no-prep free printables.

Engaging Preschool Math Games

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Button Counting Grids

Pair these Numbers 1-10 and 1-20 button counting grid games with some of our favorite button themed books like Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons and Corduroy.

 Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy ButtonsPete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons CorduroyCorduroy

 

 Pete el gato and His Four Groovy Buttons (Spanish Edition)Pete el gato and His Four Groovy Buttons (Spanish Edition) Corduroy (Spanish Edition)Corduroy (Spanish Edition)

 

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Dragon & Taco Number Grid Games

(English and Spanish)

This set of Dragon and Taco themed counting grids in English and Spanish is perfect for your preschool math centers.

 Dragons Love TacosDragons Love Tacos Dragons Love Tacos 2: The SequelDragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel

 

 Dragons Love TacosDragons Love Tacos Dragons Love Tacos 2: The SequelDragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel

 

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Pizza Counting Grid to 100, 20 and 10

(English and Spanish)

These interactive counting games for preschool are perfect for using with the book Secret Pizza Party (Fiesta Secreta de Pizza). Use the printable number grids as kids learn to count slices of pizza for your ‘pizza party’!

 Secret Pizza PartySecret Pizza Party Fiesta secreta de pizza (Spanish Edition)Fiesta secreta de pizza (Spanish Edition)

 

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Dinosaur Grid Games

This set of Dinosaur themed counting grids are fun counting games for kids who are obsessed with dinosaurs. (Isn’t that every preschooler??)

 How to Catch a DinosaurHow to Catch a Dinosaur Never Let A Dinosaur Scribble!Never Let A Dinosaur Scribble!

 

 Learning Resources Back In Time Dinosaur Counters, Assorted Shapes and Colors, Set of 72, Ages 3+Learning Resources Back In Time Dinosaur Counters, Assorted Shapes and Colors, Set of 72, Ages 3+

 

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Unicorn Counting Grids

These unicorn counting grids are fun math games to practice preschool counting skills, addition, subtractions and other early math concepts like one to one correspondence.

 Thelma the UnicornThelma the Unicorn Never Let A Unicorn Get Spots!Never Let A Unicorn Get Spots! How to Catch a UnicornHow to Catch a Unicorn Pete the Kitty and the Unicorn’s Missing Colors (My First I Can Read)Pete the Kitty and the Unicorn's Missing Colors (My First I Can Read) I Turned My Mom Into a Unicorn: A funny thankful story (Ted and Friends)I Turned My Mom Into a Unicorn: A funny thankful story (Ted and Friends)

 

Counting grids are a fabulous tool for preschool math. Not only do they make it easy to differentiate for your kids, but cover a wide variety of skills. Immediately children will strengthen 1:1 correspondence, counting as well as number recognition. Fine motor skills are also strengthened when manipulatives are used.

How to Use a Number Grid

Using these number counting grids is super versatile and this easy to prep activity will provide hours of learning for your kids. Children will simply roll the dice, identify the number (or number of dots), count out that amount of manipulatives along the numbers of the grid.

You can use a regular die for the 1-10 counting grid, a larger multi-sided die (such as a 1-10 or two digit number dice like 1-20) with the 1-20 counting grids or use a double-die to work on multiplying, adding and subtracting with the counting grid to 100 printables.

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Free printable star mini eraser counting activity for preschool math activities
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There are so many different kinds of manipulatives that can be used for these counting grids. Some of our favorites include:

  • Mini Erasers
  • Small Candies
  • Cereal
  • Pom Poms
  • Buttons
  • Coins

Preschoolers love to practice counting skills with these theme counting grids! Choose your favorite and get started today!

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