Cupcakes, I think, are the most fun dessert ever invented.
It’s like – if you make cupcakes on the most boring Tuesday, it’s automatically a party.
Cupcakes are also a fun early learning theme for kids. Which is why I thought they’d make for a cute math center activity – this Cupcake English and Spanish number word matching activity!
This is a perfect hands-on number recognition lesson for early grades.
And, because, it’s in English and Spanish, it’s also good for ESL learners and foreign language classes!
Read on to see how to get your set.
And, for more fun with Spanish numbers, take a look at our printable Spanish I Have, Who Has Game too!
Cupcake Count! Number Word Matching Activity
To use this number word matching activity, you’ll need the following: (This post contains affiliate links. For details, see our Disclosure Policy.)
- Printer (with ink)
- Printer Paper
- Hook and loop sticky dots
- Child-safe scissors (optional)
- Glue stick (optional)
This product includes 20 color cupcakes number cards.
40 number word labels featuring number words from one to twenty are also inside: 20 in English and 20 in Spanish.
A blackline version is included too.
Plus, there is a full answer key with the number words and numerals matched in both languages!
How to Use this Cupcake Number Word Matching Activity
There are a few ways you can use this resource with your students.
It works as a one-time cut and paste activity, but if you want to reuse it, laminate it the cards and labels.
That way, kids can attach either the English or Spanish number words to the correct numeral cupcake. You can even add hook and look coin stickers for reuse.
Need to save on ink? You can print the line art version on colorful Astrobright paper.
Or you can print it on white paper and let students color in the cupcake cards.
If you plan to use this activity at centers, print the answer key cards and put them on a ring.
Students can match up the Spanish and English number words and then check their work!
Get a look at this resource in the video below!
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