Summer break is coming up, and I’m in a “beachy” mood. So I decided to whip up some fun (and free) Beach 0-9 Number Playdough Mats! Piglet is starting Tot school this fall and she can recite the ABCs and count to 10. But she doesn’t recognize the letters and numbers yet, which means it’sKeep Reading…

## Aquarium Arithmetic Seek and Find Math Printables

I am in the small group of people who actually enjoy solving arithmetic problems. When I was young, I would doodle math problems in my notebook in my spare time. My kids, though, aren’t big fans of arithmetic, unless I can make it fun. So instead of just giving them a sheet of problems to solve,Keep Reading…

## Dollars and Cents: A Printable Money Game for Kids

My youngest son is obsessed with learning how to count money. In his mind, counting money equals earning money. I don’t have the heart to tell him that’s not true quite yet. But I am glad that he’s willing to put in the work to learn how to count amounts of money and, to help him out,Keep Reading…

## Colorful Cars Pattern Clip Cards

Working with basic patterns is an important math concept for early learners. So why not make it fun? Little ones always love to use their hands whenever they can and that’s why I wanted to make a set of colorful cars pattern clip cards! These little printables are perfect for small hands to work withKeep Reading…

## Raincloud Adding to Make Ten Activity

Springtime is just around the corner? Can you feel it? I absolutely adore spring. The earth starts waking up, the birds come back to roost, and the plants around us begin to bloom again! And….it’s also rainy. But no rain, no flowers, right? Our youngest child is working on basic addition this year and we’reKeep Reading…

## Rainbow Number Word Matching Activity

Our smallest learner has been recognizing numbers for years. She can count all the way to 100 and she is so proud to tell you about it. Every. Single. Chance. She. Gets. But I noticed that she needed a little more help recognizing number words, so I wanted to make learning that as fun asKeep Reading…

## Fun Fall Math Preschool Concentration Game for Kids

We’ve been working on counting and number recognition with our little one lately, so in the spirit of autumn, I thought I’d share a fun fall math preschool concentration game that little ones will love to play! One of the best ways I’ve found to get my kids excited about learning is to play lots andKeep Reading…

## Preschool Worksheets: Pumpkin Preschool Ordinal Number Worksheets

Counting is one of the most important skills kids learn in preschool. But there’s more to counting than just reciting numerals from 1 to 10. Kids also need to learn how to use ordinal numbers to assign sequential order to objects in a line. Actually, preschoolers usually have a pretty good idea of what “first”Keep Reading…

## 10 Minute Math Practice with the Smartick Math App

My boys aren’t that interested in long math lessons. Actually, they’re not that interested in long lessons in any subject. (Pretty typical for 8 and 7 year olds, right?) And since my youngest son is living with ADHD, it’s a real challenge to get him to sit still for much of anything, especially math practice. OverKeep Reading…

## Preschool Worksheets: Shapes Worksheets for Preschool

Do you remember how old you were when you first learned how to recognize shapes? I remember learning about the octagon in particular, because I started looking for STOP signs just so I could say “octagon” and feel really smart. When you’re teaching preschool, shapes are a critical math skill to cover. The great thingKeep Reading…