Do you teach a dinosaur theme in your preschool or pre-k classroom? You can use your student’s natural fascination with dinosaurs to capture their interests and teach basic math skills in fun and meaningful ways.
As your kids participate in these fun, hands-on dinosaur math center activities around a common theme, they will begin to develop important math skills that will help them build a solid foundation for future math success.
Dinosaur Math Activities
Your kids will love these fun, hands-on dinosaur theme activities and games that will help them develop number sense and build important math skills like counting, one-to-one correspondence, numeral recognition and more!
Dinosaur Graphing Activity
Are your kids learning about the concept of more and less? Here’s a dinosaur activity that will provide your students with a fun way to collect and record data! Students will enjoy rolling the cube and recording their rolls on the recording sheet. This printable activity is available in the Dinosaur Math Packet.
Dinosaur Counting Book
Are your kids learning how to count to 5 and recognize numerals? This easy to assemble dinosaur printable book helps reinforce number sense, numeral identification, and counting; it’s available in the Dinosaur Math Packet.
Dinosaur Pattern Activity
Help your students develop logical thought and reasoning skills with this patterning activity available in the Dinosaur Math Packet.
Are your kids learning how to count with one-to-one correspondence? This fun dinosaur races game will help build number sense and one to one correspondence skills. Students will roll a die and move their playing piece to the right. You can find this activity in the Dinosaur Math Packet.
Dinosaur Board Game
Here’s a fun board game that supports the development of number sense and one-to-one correspondence skills. Can you help the mommy dinosaur find her egg? This printable board game is located in the Dinosaur Math Packet.
Dinosaur Play Dough Counting Mats
Do your kids love to play with play dough? They’ll have a blast making and counting bones with this fun play dough math activity! The Dinosaur Play Dough Counting Mats are available in the Dinosaur Math Packet.
Dinosaur Number Identification Game
Are your kids learning how to identify numerals? This is a super fun game that can be played using numbers 0-10 or numbers 0-20 depending on your student’s ability levels. The playing cards are available in black and white and color for your convenience. Also included are two printable recording sheets in black and white, one for each version of the game. This game is available in the Dinosaur Math Packet.
Oh, and you’re going to want some good dinosaur books to read aloud to your kids! Don’t worry, I’ve got your back, you can find a list of age-appropriate dinosaur books for preschool HERE.
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