Free Printable Kindergarten Counting Worksheets

Free Printable Kindergarten Counting Worksheets: Making Numbers Fun

Hello to all our vibrant community of parents, teachers, and tiny learners! Aren’t we always on the hunt for resources that make learning not just effective, but also a barrel of fun? Well, we have some exciting news that might just make your day. Dive into the world of numbers with our brand new free printable Kindergarten counting worksheets!

We all know the saying, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” The same goes for teaching our kiddos. Providing them with engaging tools, like worksheets, empowers them to explore, understand, and love the world of numbers. It’s not just about counting; it’s about building confidence, fostering independence, and kindling that spark of curiosity. And guess what? We have some tips and tricks up our sleeve to make this learning journey even more delightful!

Why Worksheets Rock for Kindergarteners:

  1. Structured Fun: Worksheets offer a structured way to explore numbers. They guide young minds through tasks, ensuring they grasp concepts step-by-step.
  2. Versatile Learning: Did you know there are multiple ways to use a single worksheet? Sure, you can use crayons and pencils, but why stop there? Try using stickers for counting, or dab some paint for a splash of color and creativity.
  3. Instant Feedback: One beauty of worksheets is the immediate feedback. If a kiddo can see and correct their mistakes on the spot, it becomes a constructive learning experience.
  4. Convenience: Printable worksheets are fantastic for on-the-go learning. Whether you’re at home, in a waiting room, or even at a sibling’s soccer practice, just pull out a worksheet and dive into number fun!

Tips to Elevate the Worksheet Experience:

  • Themed Adventures: Transform counting into a themed adventure. Maybe today we’re counting stars in the galaxy, tomorrow it might be candies in a jar!
  • Celebrate Mistakes: Errors are part of learning. Instead of pointing out mistakes, turn them into learning moments. “Oh, you added an extra star? Maybe it’s a shooting star passing by!”
  • Mix it Up: Who said worksheets are only for pencils? Let’s use glitter pens, colored pencils, or even watercolors!

Skills Sprouted with Counting Worksheets:

  1. Number Recognition: As they trace and count, kids familiarize themselves with how numbers look and feel.
  2. Fine Motor Skills: The act of tracing or placing stickers enhances hand-eye coordination.
  3. Cognitive Development: Counting promotes logical thinking and problem-solving. Kids start spotting patterns and making connections.

Count and Color Worksheets

Count and color worksheets blend the joy of art with the foundational skill of number recognition. These engaging sheets typically present young learners with images grouped in specific numbers, prompting them to identify the quantity and then color in the illustrations. As they count and fill in the images, children not only reinforce their counting skills but also enhance their fine motor abilities and color recognition. Perfect for kindergarteners and preschoolers, count and color worksheets make learning a colorful adventure, turning basic math into a hands-on, visual, and thoroughly enjoyable experience!

Counting Practice Worksheets

There you have it, our lovely tribe of eager learners and educators! A sprinkle of creativity, a dash of fun, and a whole lot of learning. That’s the magic recipe our counting worksheets promise. Can’t wait to hear the delightful counting stories from your end. Stay curious, stay playful, and never stop counting the joys of learning. Until next time, happy teaching and even happier learning!

Age Suitability

This activity is good for toddlers aged children 3 years old and up with adult assistance.

Mess Level

The mess level for this activity is low.

Difficulty to Create 


Toddler and Preschooler Curriculums, Books & TV Show!

Play2Learn Toddler & Preschool Programs for Curious Toddlers

There is no limit to your toddler’s energy and curiosity. That energy and curiosity although a joy can be challenging at times. Their interest in just about everything around them is what makes them great learners. One and two year olds can soak up so much just from their senses!

But as a teacher or parent that thirst for learning can be exhausting. That is why I created this toddler and preschooler program. To help you get the most out of this time with your curious toddler without having to come up with creative ways to play and interact with them.

Play2Learn for Toddlers includes 20 Units for toddlers. Each 2-week toddler unit has 20 super easy to set up and engaging activities for toddlers 18 months to 3 years.

Play2Learn Preschool which includes 20 Units for preschoolers. Each 2-week preschoolers unit has 20 unique and easy to set up and engaging activities for preschoolers 3 years to 5 years. That’s over 800 learning activities for your toddler and preschooler at your fingertips! So many ideas you and your child will never be bored again! 

These toddler and preschool lesson plans and activities will definitely keep you and your toddler and preschooler busy playing and learning!

Click here for more information: Play2Learn

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids

Did you know I wrote a book of sensory bins? Click here for more information Exciting Sensory Bin for Curious Kids. Or grab your copy at Amazon

Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.

Designed for toddlers 18 months and up.

Book: Super STEAM Activity Book for Kids

Learning all about science, technology, engineering, art, and math sets kids up for scholastic success―and it can be so much fun! Watch kids enjoy building STEAM skills as they color friendly fish, help water find its way to tree roots, solve math problems with mazes, and more. 

Find out more and grab your copy here.

Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.

Book: Big Book of Riddles for Kids

Riddle me this: What’s an exciting way to practice critical thinking while having a blast? The Big Riddle Book for Kids, of course! From hilarious puns to tough brain teasers, kids can build problem-solving skills with hundreds of riddles tha. t show them how to think outside the box.

  • 350 riddles for kids—Have hours of fun with riddles, puns and jokes, and math and logic puzzles that’ll get their wheels turning!
  • Level up their skills—Riddles get trickier as kids progress through the book, challenging them as they get better at solving puzzles!
  • Double-check their work—Kids can check their answers in the back of the book with a handy answer key.

Help children expand their minds while having fun with this puzzle book for kids!

Designed for kids ages 6 years old and up.

TV Show: Curious Crafting

I’m so excited to share my crafting TV show Curious Crafting which launched in July 2022 on TVOkids and TVOkids YouTube! Season 2 aired in August 2023! My show was also nominated in 2023 for Best Live Action Preschool Series by the Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence.

Curious Crafting Season 1 is also now airing in Australia on ABC! Watch it here!

Set in the ultimate crafting space, Curious Crafting is a short form pre-school age series about the joy of making crafts. I lead a rotating cast of adorable little preschoolers (including my own) making magic out of common household objects.

In each episode we transform recycled items into magical crafts like a milk carton school bus, paper bag puppet or cotton pad turtle. The crafters learn and laugh their way through each activity while demonstrating what their young imaginations can create. 

Curious Crafting shares the adventure and joy of making art with takeaway lessons for creating crafts at home.

This show designed for toddlers and preschoolers 2.5 years old and up. 

The Best Sensory Play Kits for Kids

Play is at the core of learning during the early years and it can take many forms. One of the most important of these is sensory play because it engages all of a child’s senses (taste, touch, smell, sight and hearing) and has a enoumous positive impact on brain development.

Our Sensory Play Kits are some fun and easy ways to keep your child engaged while at the same time using sensory play to nurture their mind!

Shop our ready made play kits here.

Designed for preschoolers 3 years old and up.


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