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Elf on the Shelf Math Worksheets for Preschoolers

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These Elf Math Worksheets are perfect for holiday learning and math! These math sheets are in an adorable Elf on the Shelf theme as well!

Make sure to check out the rest of my Elf on the Shelf Worksheets for even more preschool counting worksheets! You can never have too many elf activities for kids during the holiday season!

If you’re looking for Christmas Math Worksheets, these are perfect for preschool and kindergarten learners! Great for counting skills and number recognition. Teaching visually to recognize numbers and then use them to count is such a great activity to start while the kids are young.

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Make this math lesson fun!  You can have your Scout Elf report back to Santa with the worksheet score. Then, on Christmas Eve, you can have the North Pole report back your child’s Elf on the Shelf math grades.  Wouldn’t that be cute?

My kids were all obsessed with Elfie, our Elf!  They wanted Elf EVERYTHING!  So, I figured the best way to get my youngest to do his schoolwork was to create some fun Elf printables for him.  Then, I shared those free printables with my readers… YOU! 🙂

What will children learn from this Christmas worksheet printable?

These kindergarten worksheets are great for counting objects and helping your child learn their numbers. Since they’re elf-themed for Christmas, they’re fun and festive, too!

You’ll see their counting confidence go up, and they’ll want to do more and even learn to count with bigger numbers, too!



What it includes:

These holiday season number worksheets include printables with cute elves on shelves with numbers underneath. Your child will work on their visual numbers 1-10 to be able to choose the best and correct number out of the options.

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Fun ways to use this printable:

This fun Merry Christmas printable is great for learning numbers and even skip counting practice, but you can do other fun things with it, too.

Have them draw their own elves to practice counting numbers

Combine a little art with math! Have them be creative and draw their own elves and then count out and find the right numbers. This encourages them to think outside the box and also still use their math skills to create and solve their own problems as well.

Draw a Christmas tree with numbered dots

Since they’re using these printables to identify and work on numbers, why not create a fun numbered connect the dots? A Christmas tree is a super simple picture to draw and lets the kids connect the dots in the right-numbered order to create. Dot-to-dot learning is fun!

Create a coloring page

Since kids love the Elf on a Shelf, have them get inspired to create their very own coloring page. They can draw an elf, then color it in and give it a name and personality, too.

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Why is math important for kids?

The simple answer is that math is an essential part of everyday life. Without being able to do basic calculations, we wouldn’t be able to function in the modern world. However, there is more to it than that.

Math is a way of thinking about and understanding the world around us. It helps us to make sense of patterns and relationships and to think logically about problems.

For kids, learning math can be a great way to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. It can also help them to develop patience and persistence, as well as a sense of achievement when they finally understand a difficult concept.

What should I do if my child is struggling with math?

One of the best things you can do as a parent is to be supportive and encouraging. If your child struggles with math, resist the urge to tell them that they are not good at the subject.

Instead, try to help them see that everyone struggles with math at some point and that it is okay to ask for help. Encourage them to keep trying even when it is difficult, and praise their efforts when they make progress.

You can also ask their teacher for advice on how to best support your child at home.

In addition, there are many excellent resources available online and in libraries that can help your child improve their math skills. With a little patience and effort, you can help your child overcome their struggles with math.



How does math help kids in everyday life?

From a young age, children are introduced to basic mathematical concepts. Although they may not realize it, they are using math in their everyday lives.

For example, when they are sorting and categorizing toys, they are using basic concepts of geometry and measurement.

As they get older and begin to learn more complicated mathematics, they can use it in even more everyday situations. For instance, they can use fractions to divide up snacks among friends or use percentages to calculate discount prices at the store.

In short, math is a useful tool that can help children in their everyday lives. With a strong foundation in mathematical principles, children can grow up to be independent and successful adults.

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What’s the best way to encourage my child’s interest in math?

One way to foster a love for math is to stress its importance in everyday life. Help your child see that math is not just a school subject but a way of thinking that can be applied to solving real-world problems.

You can also make math more fun by incorporating it into games and activities. There are many children’s books that focus on math concepts, and there are also online resources that can make learning math more interactive and engaging.

By making math more accessible and fun, you can help your child develop a lifelong interest in this essential subject.

What if my child still doesn’t like math after trying all of these things?

Parents often worry that their children are not developing a strong enough foundation in math. It is important to encourage your child to persist in trying to understand the concepts.

They may not like math now, but if they can develop a good work ethic and stick with it, they will be more successful in the long run.

There are many resources available to help children who struggle with math, so do not give up hope if your child is struggling.

With persistence, they will eventually develop a better understanding and appreciation for the subject.

What age is this kids activity sheet good for? 

While it’s directed towards preschool kids, that doesn’t mean that other ages can’t work on these elf worksheets. Fun activities about the Christmas elf are great for lesson plans and help to make math practice more fun! Use these for elementary school learning to help with basic addition. 

You can also focus on helping with fine motor skills as well during Christmas time by printing and using these worksheets. Younger kids will agree that this should be some of the most popular content used for learning this time of year! 

You can use these to then work on other math skills for 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and more! Once they learn the math basics from these themed printables, they’ll see that useful information can definitely be found in fun ways like this! Pair this with some fun Christmas crafts and Santa Claus learning fun for holiday activities! 

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Katie Pinch

Sunday 23rd of November 2014

What a cute printable!

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Wednesday 5th of February 2014

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