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FREE Winter Counting Mats

Excited to share some winter themed counting mats to use in your homeschool or classroom today!  

These would make a great addition to your math curriculum this winter.

Grab some snowflake manipulatives and you're ready to help your preschooler or kindergartner build number sense.  
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FREE Winter Counting Mats

Winter Math Printable

It's always fun to add in some themed learning printables when in a particular season.  Bugs and flowers in the spring.  Watermelon and fish in the summer.  Pumpkins and leaves in the fall.... and anything and everything snow in the winter.

Not sure about you, but my old bones just don't like the cold so much anymore.  Now my kids on the other hand, are thrilled when they see even a tiny speck of snow and beg until I agree they can bundle up and go outside to catch a snowflake or two.

My old bones would rather create hands-on printables with a winter theme instead! ha!

And that is just what I have done to help my little one practice counting to 10.


How to use these winter counting mats:

Download and print our Winter Counting Mats Printable.

Laminate for durability; this allows you to re-use the printables another day.   You can choose to work on the whole set of winter counting cards in one sitting, or pull out a number a day to focus on!

Provide Snowflake manipulatives or something similar like white pom poms or snowmen erasers to use as counters.

Have your child place the correct amount of manipulatives on each winter counting mat.

winter counting mat printable

Each counting mat contains a ten-frame box to help create a visual of each number.  If your child needs additional support counting, place the correct amount of dot stickers on each counting card.  Thus, place one dot sticker in one box for the number 1, etc.

To extend learning:

  • have your child trace inside the written number with a dry-erase marker or 
  • provide playdough and have your child fill the inside of each numeral!  
  • encourage your child to put the counting cards in numerical order.

Download your Winter Counting Mats Printable Here!

Fill up your week with these more winter inspired learning activities:
If you are looking for more Winter themed preschool activities, check out Winter Preschool Unit Lesson Plans!!  

Get ready for fun and learning with preschool unit lesson plans for Winter. This thematic unit is packed with literature based activities that are easy to prepare and fun to implement.

- Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities!
- Build vocabulary and early literacy skills with songs and games!
- Get learners ready for school with printable pages!

Read, Create, Explore, Discover
24 Interactive thematic lesson plans for young children:

Winter Preschool Unit Lesson Plans

Learn more about this theme and more at Preschool Unit Lesson Plans