I have spent quite some time pulling together all these links, ideas, etc to help you teach your preschoolers numbers and shapes with tons of free cool math games for preschoolers! If you keep the kids having fun, they never realize they are learning!
There are games below that you can play online and games you can make and play in your living room! With these fun resources, preschoolers can learn basic math skills, including counting, number recognition, shape sorting, and even simple addition!
Online Cool Math Games for Preschoolers
2. Numbers Matching Game at Kaboose
3. Ant Parade – Sort the ants by number and color!
4. Count the Sheep – This easy math game helps preschoolers learn to identify and count numbers from 1 to 10.
5. Cyber Pattern Maker – Teach preschoolers to make and repeat basic math and music patterns with these cool math games!
6. Addition Pizza – Preschoolers can get practice with simple addition in this fun pizza party game!
Printable Cool Math Games for Preschoolers
This section has several cool math games that have been made for you! I hope you enjoy all of the themed cool math games. If you are wanting a specific theme, just email me to ask. You might see it go live on 3 Boys and a Dog!
1. Domino and Dice Math – Bunches of free math worksheets for using dominoes and dice
2. 5 Little Monkeys is a great book and these printables go right along with it!
3. A Peek Into Our Day at Crystal and Company shows how she school her brood using manipulatives and free printables!
4. Big and Little Dinosaurs Printables can teach your child how to differentiate between sizes.
5. Preschool Child Development Activities for ages 3 and 4 – This series of preschool activities can help your little ones build basic skills, including math!
Make Your Own Cool Math Games for Preschoolers
1. Play “War” with only the numerical playing cards. Little ones have a hard time with the A, K, Q, and J but using just the numbers helps them to not only recognize greater and smaller, but their numbers!
3. Use Your Muffin Tins – Tape numbers in the bottom of the cups of an old muffin tin. Have the child place the corresponding amount of items, such as buttons, erasers or snacks, in the corresponding tin.
4. Crocodile Counting – Free Paint strips and some clothes pins make this a fun counting game!
5. Clean Counting – This is one we have ALWAYS done. When my boys were little (well, even now LOL!) we had them clean their rooms by doing it a few at a time. Go find 2 items to throw away… put away 5 cars… get 4 pieces of dirty laundry out. They counted AND cleaned their room.
6. Nine Learning Games you can make at home or do with household items.
7. The Giant Pattern Blocks idea from The Educator’s Spin On It looks like MEGA fun for your little ones.
9. Printable Pirate Counting Activity – These fun pirate-themed printables are great for helping preschoolers learn to count in sequence!
10. Count the Preschool Ducks – This activity lets kids make their own ducks to go along with the song “Five Little Ducks”.