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Area Aliens Printable Counting Exercise for Preschoolers

July 24, 2023
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Looking for an engaging and effective way to teach counting skills to young learners? This ‘Counting Space Aliens’ printable activity is a great way to get learners to practice their counting and number recognition. With this FREE counting printable, featuring space and aliens, children will have a blast while practicing their number sense. Simply print this counting activity for preschoolers and kindergartners to practice how to count to 10 and number recognition today.

Counting activity for preschoolers

This fun counting activity is designed to make learning math fun and interactive for students. By combining numbers and objects, children can develop their counting skills while having a great time. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of this activity and how this counting math activities for preschoolers can be a valuable resource for teachers in the classroom. Whether you’re an educator searching for new teaching tools or a parent wanting to support your child’s math learning at home, this printable activity is sure to be a hit with preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children.

Counting Activity Free Printable

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> _____<<. The space aliens counting printables pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

Teaching Counting and Number Recognition

When it comes to math, recognizing numbers is the first step towards building a solid mathematical foundation. This activity provides a fantastic opportunity for young learners to enhance their number recognition skills in an interactive way. Through this activity, kids get to visually connect the dots between the numerical symbols and actual quantities they represent. This hands-on experience makes number recognition more tangible and meaningful, ultimately helping children develop a strong numerical foundation.

By practicing number recognition such as matching counting objects to the number, children gain confidence in identifying and understanding numbers. As they progress, they will be better equipped to apply this knowledge in various mathematical contexts, such as addition, subtraction, and problem-solving. For a fun number sense activity check out this FREE Number Sense printable activity.

Counting Activities for Preschoolers

Alien Math

This printable covers numbers from 1 to 10. This is a super low-prep printable center that can be put together very quickly. Each card consists of aliens and a blank white space for learners to match to the number card.

These subitizing clip cards are a great way to practice counting from numbers 1 to 10.

Counting Activities for Preschoolers

  • Free printable (download it at the end of the blog post)
  • Printer
  • Laminator
  • Scissors
  • Magnetic numbers
  • Optional: Manipulatives for counting

Print out the pages required. Laminate if desired. This is recommended if you’re using this printable with multiple learners. Cut apart to create the separate counting cards.

Counting math activities for preschoolers

Counting math activities for preschoolers

Start off by explaining the activity to your learners. Explain that they will have to count the number of aliens and figure out the corresponding number to match it with.

There are a few ways this printable can be used:


    • Use the provided number cards in the printable and place it on the task card.
    • Use magnetic or movable numbers and learners can place those on the task cards.
    • Place the matching number of objects or manipulatives on the task card.

This printable is a great way to practice counting and number recognition and also helps with one-to-one number to object correspondence.

Practice counting to 10 with this fun, FREE printable counting activity for preschoolers! In this Alien Math you count and match numeral!

Number activities for preschoolers

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