Preschoolers will have lots of fun playing this simple Easter counting game.
Print out these Easter basket counting mats and eggs, grab a dice and you are ready to practice lots of different maths skills with your kids.
Roll the dice and add some eggs to your basket? Now you are ready to count them. How many eggs are in your Easter basket?
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This fun free printable Easter counting activity is great for preschoolers who are working on number recognition and one to one correspondence, and the bonus Easter addition page is great for kid who are ready to take the next step and begin with simple addition problems.
You can use these Easter basket maths printables with the Easter eggs that are included in the set, or you could use play dough to make the eggs you add to your Easter basket, or try some other fun manipulatives such as these super cute Easter egg mini erasers or these fun egg shaped porcupine balls, or even some chocolate eggs! You could also laminate the basket pages and use a dry erase marker to draw the eggs in your basket.
How to Play the Easter Basket Maths Game.
This is a low-prep, quick and easy, maths activity to set up. Simply print out the Easter basket page of your choice ( A simple counting page for beginners, or the addition page to challenge older kids), cut out the eggs (or use playdough or another manipulative instead) find some dice, and you are ready to play.
If you are playing the counting Easter basket game, simply roll the dice to find out how many eggs to put in your basket. Then count out the eggs and pop them in the basket!
If you are playing the addition Easter basket game you’ll need two dice. Roll both dice and put one in each circle to make an addition sum. You can encourage your child to put the number of eggs shown on each dice into the basket and then count all the eggs together to get the answer. Or you can count the dots on the dice to get the answer and put the total number of eggs in the basket. Or older children can do the addition sum in their heads, then count out the eggs to check they are correct. There is a space to write the answer if you wish.
Free Printable Easter Counting Game.
This printable Easter maths game includes two Easter basket pages – one a simple counting activity, and the other a simple addition activity. There is also a page of colourful Easter eggs to cut out and use with the activity.
Simply print, cut out the eggs and you are read to play this fun, low-prep, maths activity.
You can download the printable Easter counting game here.
This printable is an A4 sized pdf file, you will need a pdf reader such as adobe acrobat to open it. If you are printing on US ‘letter sized’ paper be sure to select ‘fit’ or ‘shrink to fit’ from your printer options.
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If you like this free printable you can find more Easter printables and fun Easter ideas for kids here.