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Fast & Easy Math Activities

Easy Peasy Math Activities

Looking for easy counting or early math activities for your toddler or preschooler? Then you’re come to the right place! Scroll down and you will find a collection of the best math activities I’ve done with my daughter when she was 2 and 3 years old and few ones we want to do!

UPDATED… I have now included EVEN more fun and easy early math activities that I created for daughter and twin toddlers. They are all super easy to create and don’t require a lot of prep or supplies.

Learning math should be fun and these activities will help foster that in your toddler or preschooler. Before your child starts school they will start to develop their early math skills from the things they see and do everyday.

Early math skills include number sense, learning patterns, measurements and spatial sense among other things. It includes learning about shapes, problem solving as well as learning to count.

Here you will find tons of simple to set up activities to help your toddler or preschooler practice their shapes, number recognition and counting.

This amazing resources is organized into 3 key math and early math skills:

  1. Counting Activities;
  2. Shape Activities; and
  3. Pattern Activities.

Easy Counting Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Paper Bag Counting

Age: 2.5 years +

You’ll need: Paper Bag, Black sharpie, counters (such as crayons, Pom Poms, squeeze caps, markers etc.)

TIP: place the objects inside the bag and have your toddler pull them out and count them. Then have them put them back in, counting as they go. You can count for them if they aren’t able to.

Counting Flowers Sticky Wall

Age 2.5 years old +

You’ll Need: Contact paper, and colourful foam sheets, black sharpie and masking tape.

Cut out green stems, petals, a circlular pistil. Write the numbers on the pistil. Invite your toddler to build a flower and count the number of petals for each flower.

TIP: Create the flowers first and have your toddler remove the foam pieces off the sticky wall and then have them try to build them again with your help.

Button Counting

Age: 2.5 years old +

Counting Fish Sticky Wall

Age: 2 years old +

Counting Fish Sensory Bin

Age: 2 years old +

Back to the Zoo: Counting Activity

Age: 2 years old +

Mystery Math: A Crayon Resist Activity

Age: 4 years old +

Rubber Duck Math Race

Age: 4 years old +

Rain Drop Counting Sticky Wall

Age: 2.5 years old +

You’ll Need: Contact paper, and colourful foam sheets, black sharpie and masking tape.

Cut out white cloud and rain drops. Write the number on the clouds. Trace the clouds and the raindrops on the sticky wall. Invite your toddler to stick the cloud and the corresponding number of rain drops on the sticky wall counting as they go.

TIP: Count for toddler if they get focused on just sticking the shapes.

Pom Pom Number Sweep

Age: 4 years old +

Tube Counting Math Game

Age: 3 years old +

Dot Sticker Counting UNO Math

Age: 3 years old +

Acorn Counting: A Fall Counting Activity

Age: 2 years old +

Pumpkin Counting: A Halloween Math Activity

Age: 2.5 years old +

Pom Pom Scoop

Age: 2.5 years old +

Number Dig, Wash & Match

Age: 3 years old +

Rainbow Numbers – A missing number activity

Age: 4 years old +

Birthday Math Sensory Bin

Age: 3 years old +

Math Sensory Bin

Age: 4 years old +

Domino Counting Activity

Age: 4 years old +

Numbers Spray & Water Dump

Age: 3 years old +

Snowman Button Counting Sticky Wall

Age: 3 years old +

Sticker Fish Counting

Age: 2 years old +

Missing Number Window

Age: 3 years old +

Counting Hearts Sticky Wall

Age: 3 years old +

Count & Stick Numbers

Age: 2 years old +

Eye Dropper Dot Counting by Teach Beside Me

Easy Preschool Counting Activity by Planning Playtime

Four Math Games with Magnatiles by Frugal Fun 4 Boys

Fast & Easy Shape Activities

Magnetic Tile Shape Match

Age: 3 years old +

Find the Heart Shape Activity

Age: 2 years old +

Button Sticky Arm Shape Matching

Age: 2 years old +

Magnetic Tile Dinosaurs Puzzles

Age: 3 years old +

Shape Sticky Wall Puzzles

Age: 3 years old +

Fridge Magnet Shape Match

Age: 2 years old +

Giant Shape Painting

Age: 2 years old +

Sticky Tape Shapes Activity

Age: 2 years old +

Shape Matching Sensory Bin

Age: 2 years old +

Shapes Parking Lot Activity

Age: 2 years old +

Turkey Shapes Sticky Wall

Age: 2.5 years old +

Pumpkin Shapes Sticky Wall: Shape Matching Activity

Age: 2.5 years old +

Find the Shapes by Busy Toddler

Fast and Easy Pattern Activities

Squeeze Pouch Lid Patterns

Age: 4 years old +

Fingerprint Patterns

Age: 3 years old +

GOKI Wooden Cub Puzzle: A Pattern Matching Game

Age: 4 years old +

Rainbow Shape Patterns

Age: 2.5 years old +

Tube Pattern Matching

Age: 2.5 years old +

Candy Cane Patterns

Age: 3 years old +

Easter Egg Patterns

Age: 3 years old +

Heart Patterns

Age: 3 years old +

WILL YOU TRY THESE FUN AND EASY MATH ACTIVITIES WITH YOUR TODDLER OR PRESCHOOLER? Pin it for later!

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