Counting Centers and Activities for Pre-K and Kindergarten

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The Kindergarten Connection
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  1. This bundle is for 15 sets of skill-based print and play centers for Pre-K, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten students! If you are looking for fun, hands-on activities to teach math and literacy skills at ANY time of year, this bundle of Pre-K, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten c
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These counting centers are perfect for teaching early numeracy skills like number recognition, counting, subitizing, quantity, and one-to-one correspondence to 20 to Pre-K, Transitional Kindergarten, and Kindergarten students. If you are looking for hands-on and engaging counting activities for your classroom - these are for you!

Designed with Pre-K, TK, and Kindergarten in mind, these centers will give you a variety of activities and options for your students.

This pack is filled with engaging counting centers that are NOT themed and can be used ANY TIME of year! (see the preview and description below for full details).

***This pack focuses on counting to 20. For more exposure to learning to recognize numbers, you may find our number centers to be helpful. They pair with this pack perfectly!

***This pack is also available in a money saving BUNDLE*** of print and play, skill-based centers.

Looking for centers that are themed? You will love our themed math and literacy centers.


Counting Cards and Mats- This pack contains a variety of fun counting cards and mats to 20, including:

- Add buttons to the jar

- Add sprinkles to the donuts

- Add chocolate chips (or sprinkles) to the cookies

- Add scoops to the ice cream cone

- Build ten and twenty frames (erasers, beads, buttons, etc).

- Add “goldfish” to the tank

Beginner Counting Cards and Mats - Cards with items already on them for students to match up one to one as they count. These are great for early counters!

Counting Pocket Chart Sort - Use these pieces as a sorting game in the pocket chart (or out). There are 5 pieces to use as a sorting activity for each number to 20. Use as many or as few as you wish!

Counting Puzzles - Use these puzzles as 3 piece puzzles, or simply remove the middle piece and have 2 piece puzzles for learners who aren’t quite ready for 3! (0-20)

Donut 10 and 20 Frame Clip Cards - count the donuts in the 10 and 20 frames and clip the total.

Counting Bear Clip Cards – Count the sets of bears and clip the total (1-20).

Gum Ball Drop - Pick a gumball card and put it on the mat. Put that many pom poms or “gumballs” in the machine (1-20, you can choose which numbers are in play.)

Give the Dog a Bone - Pick a bone card and put it on the mat. “Feed” the dog that many bones (1-20, you can choose which numbers are in play).

Frog on a Log – Pick a frog card and put it on the mat. Put that many “frogs” on the logs (1-20, you can choose which numbers are in play).

Balloon Pop (2 Levels) – Roll a die and count the dots. Find and color the total. OR roll two dice and color the total.

Stack It! (2 Levels) – Read the numbers on the cubes. Stack a tower that many cubes high on top (1-10 and 11-20).

Black and White Copies of color items are included at the end of the files.


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