Hands on Math Activities for Preschool

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will definitely have a blast with these educational hands-on math activities that can be done at home or school! They are…

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Your preschoolers and kindergarteners will definitely have a blast with these educational hands-on math activities that can be done at home or school! They are so fun, they won’t even realize they’re learning!

Dive into these hands on math activities with your kiddos and help them to learn math skills while having fun. These 20+ activities are perfect for children of the preschool or kindergarten age. There is a versatile variety of activities listed below so that your kiddos are sure to find at least one that they love! Ideas include Counting and Number Activities, Pattern Activities, Symmetry Activities, and Measuring Activities for a well rounding list of activities.

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Hands-On Math Activities for Preschool

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Preschool Shape Activities

Set up a Shape Sticky Wall by Toddler Approved for kids to have learning shapes as they sort and stick.

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Make a DIY Geoboard by Mama Papa Bubba for kids to build rubberband shapes on.

Use our free printable to set up a Shape Sorting Tray for fun hands on learning with shape toys, buttons, or other objects.

Get the kids moving and learning with Taped Shape Activities by Hands on as we Grow.

Preschool Number Activities

Get playing with Playdough Numbers! This activity is so fun for preschoolers to add learning to their play!

Preschoolers will have a great time saying a chant while learning simple subtraction with this fun Ladybug Chant and Math Game from Capri Plus 3.

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This Fine Motor Sun Craft from In The Playroom allows kiddos to have fun while working on building fine motor and number recognition skills.


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Print this Free Set of Fishbowl Counting Cards to turn snack time into learning time!

10-Frames Fish Bowl Math: Free Printable Counting Cards--Kids can learn number recognition, counting, and subitizing while having fun with fish in a fish bowl. Use with mini erasers, goldfish crackers, or other hand on manipulatives. (Preschool, Kindergarten, Pets, Ocean)

Preschoolers and toddlers will love playing with playdough to create their own monsters while working on counting and fine motor skills with this Playdough Monsters Counting Activity from Messy Little Monster.

Kids can fill trucks with blocks or objects as they learn to count with these Free Truck Counting Mats by the Measured Mom.

Cupcake liners and puff balls make this Counting Activity by Laughing Kids Learn a wonderful activity for your preschooler to learn to count.

This Montessori Hundred Chart from Chalk Academy is a highly valuable teaching tool for counting, basic math, and patterns. This versatile resource is suitable for a wide range of ages.

This Can of Worms Game from The Preschool Toolbox Blog is simple to play, but it invites preschoolers to develop important math skills while playing to learn.

Preschool Pattern Activities

Kids can Stamp it, Color it, or Place it, to learn patterns with this Pattern Building Activity.

Lego Patterns by Playdough to Plato are a perfect for kids to build pattern skills.

Preschool Measuring Activities

Kids can learn to measure with this Measuring Printable Activity Set by Learning 4 Kids.

Math doesn’t have to stay in the classroom, send the kids outside for a Measuring Nature Activity by Mother Natured.

Make a measuring stick and enjoy these Count and Measure Activities by The Imagination Tree.

Grab your car bin and get ready to go with this Measuring Car Activity by In the Playroom.

Preschool Symmetry Activities

Make a large Symmetry Building Activity with Legos by Fun at Home with Kids.

Explore Symmetry in Nature with these inspiring activities by Buggy and Buddy.

Print out our Free Symmetry Circle mats for kids to design their own symmetrical works of art.

Challenge preschoolers to complete the drawing with Symmetry Picture Prompts by Totschooling.

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