## Monster Counting Mats

Few things are quite as exciting to kids as monsters. These playful counting mats put all of that excitement to great use - giving children practice with number recognition, counting AND ten frames. They're also the perfect compliment to our best-selling playdough...

## Penguin Counting Cards

Counting cards are a playful way to teach kids number recognition, number concept and (of course!) counting. These penguin counting cards are a fun, wintery twist on numbers. Print your set, grab a bag of some penguin treats, and play! This post contains Amazon...

These adorable gingerbread ten frames are the perfect follow up to one of my favorite holiday children's stories: The Gingerbread Man! The activity is a playful way for preschool and kindergarten kids to work on numbers and counting. Snag your set below and then...

## Penguin Number Puzzles

Looking for a fun way to practice 1, 2, 3 or skip counting with preschoolers or kindergarteners? These wintery penguin number puzzles are an easy prep, fun-to-play math activity. Grab your set below and then hop over and snag a free editable penguin sight word game...

Nothing screams "hands-on learning" quite like playdough mats. Maybe that's why I love them so much! If you're in need of a festive holiday math center or just need to sharpen up students' number skills, these gingerbread playdough mats are a must-try. Grab your set...

## Snowflake Counting Game

While numbers and counting seem to go hand in hand, rote counting on its own is very different from number identification, one to one correspondence, and subitizing. This snowflake counting game works on all 3 of those important skills with a fun and seasonal twist....

## Winter Mitten Number Match Up

If you're looking for a fun preschool math activity, these winter mittens are for you. This playful number match up activity gives kids plenty of practice with number recognition, counting and (as a bonus!) fine motor skills they'll need for writing numbers later....

## Cocoa Ten Frames

These playful cocoa ten frame sheets add a fun, winter-themed twist to boring old number practice. Snag your sheets and then hop over and grab our jam-packed Winter Activity Pack in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers - it's bursting with playful and hands-on math...

## Winter Counting Mats

These cute winter counting mats have subitizing, number recognition and fine-motor skills all in one. This activity checks ALL the boxes! They're a great way to get little minds (and little fingers) learning this winter. Scroll below to grab your freebie and then make...

## Elf Secret Message Decoder

Are mischievous little elves leaving encrypted notes for your kiddos? No problem! With this handy dandy Elf Secret Message Decoder, your little detectives can crack those codes and unlock the secrets of Santa's little helpers. Snag the download below and then grab 5...

## Christmas Tree Geoboard

This Christmas tree geoboard is a fun way to help little mathematicians explore shapes and geometry while  strengthening those little fingers.  Often seen in preschool classrooms, geoboards are an amazing math manipulative that helps explore not only shapes, but area,...

Working on a gingerbread unit? These gingerbread pattern cards are great to use as a playful math center or morning bell work. Snag your set below and then hop over to grab 13 more festive gingerbread centers your students will LOVE in our shop or on Teachers Pay...

## Minty Fizzing Snowballs

Looking to bring a little wintery coolness to bath time? Grab your little chemists and whip up a batch of these minty fizzing snowballs! Follow the simple step-by-step below and then hop over and grab 5 more Christmas STEM challenges your students will actually ASK to...

## Christmas Teen Number Puzzles

Tackle those tricky teens with a festive batch of holiday teen number puzzles! Snag your set below and then hop over to grab 5 Christmas STEM challenges your students will actually ASK to repeat in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers! Getting the Number Puzzles Ready...

## Snowball Shooters

These oh so cute snowball shooters are a snap to make and are a hilariously fun way to explore some key concepts in physics. They are the perfect compliment to our Force and Motion Activity Pack!  Getting Ready To make each snowball shooter, we grabbed: Toilet paper...

## Reindeer Number Sequencing

This fun Reindeer Number Sequencing center is great for kids who are learning to order numbers. It comes in single digit, double digit, AND triple digit numbers making it so easy to differentiate for students from preschool to second grade! Grab your set below and...

## Holiday Trees Number Puzzles

Students will love "decorating" these festive number trees! The math puzzles focus on the numbers 0 to 10 and are a perfect way for students to practice counting and number recognition this holiday season. Scroll below to snag your freebie and then make sure to hop...

## Christmas Science

Do you need a little magical Christmas science? This simple and VERY cool 5-minute science activity is a must-try! Young scientists will be in awe as they watch festive stripes of red and green magically stretch across their plate as water reacts with the sugar on the...

## Christmas STEM Challenges

Christmas is coming early this year! These five brand new Christmas STEM challenges are perfect to use with small groups or centers. From holiday geoboard designs to North Pole LEGO building challenges, these five STEM challenges are Saint Nick-approved! Grab the...

## Ultimate STEM Gifts for Kids

STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is all the rage and kids love that these STEM gifts are hands-on and engaging and grown ups love that they prepare students for their STEM-filled future. Whether you're on the hunt for a birthday gift, holiday present...