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KINDERGARTEN

MATH

First things first...

If you want to help your child with math, then you’ll need to know what math they should be learning.

Click here for a simple overview of exactly what to focus on during the kindergarten year.

Activities to try at home

There’s so much you can do at home to help develop your child’s math skills and knowledge.  

Browse our selection of activities and resources that you can use at home today.

NUMBERS AND COUNTING

HEART CLIP CARDS FOR PRESCHOOL

Heart ten frame clip cards

Heart clip cards for numbers to 10.
Look at the ten frame picture and clip the clothes peg to the correct answer.

Ten frame math game for preschool and kindergarten

Ten frame math game

A fun two player game for practising numbers to 10. Hands-on, interactive and great for building number sense.

PRINTABLE TEN FRAMES

Printable Ten Frames

Printable ten frames, of all different sizes, that you can use at home for hands-on number activities.

Free printable ten frames flash cards

Ten Frames Flash Cards

There are so many ways you can use these colourful ten frames flash cards at home. Get your own set and ideas for how to use them.

What is a hundreds chart?

100 and 120 Charts

What is hundreds chart and why is it so useful? Find out more, plus download your own charts to use at home with your child.

Number Card Scavenger Hunt

One of our favourite activities, a particularly good number activity for active children who like to learn on the move.

Introducing the equals sign (with counting bears)

A quick intro to the equals sign for little ones. Includes activity to try at home complete with free printable.

ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION

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Balloon Number Bonds to 10

A free activity sheet for practising those all important number bonds to 10. No writing required - just colouring and lots of thinking.

shape and patterns

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Dot marker Shapes

Become familiar with common 2D shapes with these fun dot painting worksheets.

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Sorting shapes

Get up and moving to find and sort shapes hidden nearby.

Shape Creatures

Create weird and wonderful characters using common 2D shapes. It's math and art combined.

Rainbow bear patterns

Rainbow Bear Patterns

Printable activity for working on repeating patterns. Continue the colour patterns made from colourful rainbow bears.

measurement

LEGO DUPLO MEASURING STICK ACTIVITY

Measuring with a Duplo measuring stick

A fun introduction to measuring. Measure family member's feet using non-standard units - in this case a meauring stick made from Duplo blocks.

Helpful Articles

Questions about math in kindergarten?  Looking for tips or ‘how-to’s?  You might find some of these articles helpful.

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What is one-to-one correspondence?

What is one-to-one correspondence and how to help your child with this crucial skill.

family games for math skills

Fun family games for practising early number skills

Learn math whilst playing games. Check out our favourite family games for honing those important basic math skills.

math manipulatives for children

Marvellous Math Manipulatives

You don't need a ton of equipment to help your child with math. However, a few select math manipulatives can be very helpful. Check out our favourites.

Rainbow number line on wooden table with text "how to add numbers using a number line'

How to add numbers using a number line

Helping your child with addition? Here's how to help them adding using a number line.

Pretend Play Ideas for developing early math skills

Squeeze a bit of math into play time with these pretend play set-ups for young children.

What are ten frames? (And how they help your child make sense of numbers).

What are ten frames?

A parent's guide to ten frames - what they are and why they're so helpful to young children beginning to make sense of numbers.

Numbers bond diagram for the numbers 7, 10 and 5. Above is text which says "What are number bonds?"

What are number bonds?

A simple guide to number bonds - what they are and why they're important.

In the

Store

You’ll find more printable activities and resources in the Math, Kids and Chaos online store.

Learn more about our resources in the articles below.

BUTTERFLY NUMBERS MATH ACTIVITY FOR NUMBERS 1 TO 10

Butterfly Numbers Activity (numbers to 10)

NUMBER BONDS PRINTABLES (1 TO 10)

Number bonds printable pack (numbers to 10)

CHRISTMAS NUMBER PUZZLES

Christmas Number Puzzles (numbers to 10 and 20)

Number sense clip cards (1 to 10)

Number Sense Clip Cards (numbers to 10)

CHRISTMAS MISSING NUMBERS ACTIVITIES

Missing Christmas Numbers Worksheets

HALLOWEEN NUMBER PUZZLES

Halloween Number Puzzles (numbers to 10 and 20)

Valentine number puzzles for numbers 8 and 20.

Heart number puzzles (numbers to 20)

Crocodile Numbers (Comparing numbers to 20)

Under the Sea Number Cards (Numbers to 10)

Bees and Hives Sorting Activity
(Addition and Subtraction within 10)

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