15 Cool math activities for preschoolers

These math activities for preschoolers are great for building a foundation for learning for kids ages 2-5. Kids can practice counting, recognizing numbers, sorting and matching with these fun DIY projects.

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  1. Homemade Flash Cards

    Homemade Flash Cards

    Making our own flash cards was not only a great craft, but also a wonderful opportunity to practice counting and numbers. Now we have a...

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  2. Spring Color Sorting and Counting Activity

    Spring Color Sorting and Counting Activity

    Learn colors, practice sorting, and do a little bit of counting with this simple and fun springtime activity.

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  3. Number Stars Flashlight Game

    Number Stars Flashlight Game

    My 3 year old is learning to recognize numbers up to 20. We found a fun way to practice, with a bonus: it...

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  4. Valentine's Clothespin Counting Card

    Valentine's Clothespin Counting Card

    Practice counting with this Valentine's-themed clothespin counting card.

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  5. Heart Number Puzzles

    Heart Number Puzzles

    Celebrate Valentine's Day with heart number puzzles. These are simple to make and challenging to put together.

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  6. Conversation Heart Math

    Conversation Heart Math

    Make math equations fun and festive with conversation hearts for Valentine's Day.

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  7. Foam Counting and Patterns

    Foam Counting and Patterns

    This is a simple activity that helps children learn math skills such as counting. It also allows children to practice using patterns (which helps with...

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  8. Paper Pumpkin Math

    Paper Pumpkin Math

    Want to add some math practice to the Halloween season? My son and I made this in just a few minutes, and then he was...

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  9. Number Bead Stringing

    Number Bead Stringing

    This was a great activity to keep little hands busy! My two-year-old loves to count and is constantly counting everything in sight. We...

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  10. Math Counters

    Math Counters

    I'm always on the look out for fun new ways to practice math. These fit the bill perfectly because they're so adaptable to more...

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  11. Starfish Counting Game

    Starfish Counting Game

    What do starfish and pom-poms have in common? The two can be combined to create a fun, beach-themed math game.

    I cut out two starfish drawings...

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  12. Christmas Tree Math

    Christmas Tree Math

    Christmas is coming and my little elves have been itching for some Christmas crafts. I love this one for my preschooler because it incorporates...

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  13. Felt Tangrams

    Felt Tangrams

    Tangrams are a great simple way to teach kids basic shapes and math concepts, as well as matching and colors. My kids love to put...

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  14. Apple Pattern Games

    Apple Pattern Games

    One of our favorite family fall activities is to go apple picking. This year, we used our apples to help my preschooler practice making...

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  15. Numbered Photo Puzzles

    Numbered Photo Puzzles

    These personalized puzzles were a big hit with my little artists! They had a great time picking out the perfect pictures and trying their...

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