This fun number printable packet for toddlers and preschoolers is a fun and easy way to teach your little ones about numbers and counting. Your toddler will learn to recognize his or her numbers 1-10 and then learn to count pictures from 1-10 as well.
With so many people looking for fun toddler number activities and number practice sheets I thought I would share the ones that I created for my toddlers to use. I print out multiple copies of these practice sheets, staple them together to create a packet and then pull them out when my toddlers want to do “school” with their big brothers during the week. This packet is perfect for toddlers as young as 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, and even 4-year-olds. A 5-year-old may even get some use out of this packet as a pre-Kindergarten review activity as well.
This fun number printable packet includes tracing numbers 1-10, counting nature-inspired images and then coloring them in. It is simple and fast so it will hold a little one’s attention. And most importantly they will have fun while they complete their number practice worksheets.
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Toddler Number Activities
- It is best to start with one number at a time with younger children, especially if this is their first introduction to numbers and counting.
- Make it Fun!! This is probably the most important part. Toddlers like to play and have fun so make learning numbers a fun game for them. After your toddler or preschooler completes a number in their packet, have them find that number of toys. Or you can have them stack that amount of blocks or legos. Anything that makes counting fun!
- Use finger paint to have your toddler create the number with a different medium.
- Making the number out of play-doh or modeling clay is also a really fun idea. You could then save all the numbers that your child made and have them set up a number line to count them at the end.
How to Use These Fun Number Printables with your Toddler
Numbers 1-10 Tracing Worksheets
How you choose to have your toddler or preschooler trace their numbers is dependent on their skill level. My two-year-old enjoys tracing his numbers with his finger over and over. As an extra little bonus counting activity, I will have him trace it the number of times as that number. So for example, if we are working on the number 5 for the day I will have him trace the number 5 with his finger 5 times.
My 3 1/2-year-old will trace his number with his finger a couple of times and then he will trace it with his crayons as well. If you need non-toxic crayons for your toddler here are the 7 best non-toxic crayon brands that I use with my toddlers.
Counting and Coloring Worksheets
When it comes to the counting and coloring worksheet we will count the pictures together first. Then I encourage them to count the pictures themselves to the best of their ability. If they don’t remember the numbers I will count along with them again. I don’t want them to struggle, struggling with counting is not fun and I want them to have fun with these printables. Then they color in the pictures with their crayons as nicely as they can.
Free number printable for toddlers and preschoolers
You can get your free number printable packet pdf now by clicking on the image below and filling out the short form. It should be in your inbox in a few minutes and then you can have fun learning numbers and counting with your toddler. Yay!