Inside: These number gifts for kids who are learning to count make great presents for birthdays and Christmas so kids can have fun and learn at the same time.
Teaching kids their numbers and how to count can feel like a daunting task. But there are tons of ways to make number identification and counting more fun for our kids.
And when we make learning to count fun, kids won’t even realize their learning.
So we sneak in numbers when we’re cooking and driving and eating and playing and walking.
We can read books with numbers,build puzzles, and play games.
Make learning to count easier and more fun with these number gifts for kids!
Identifying Numbers and Counting Number Gifts for Kids
Sensory Numbers– touch and feel your way to learning numbers
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Wooden Number Puzzle– Match the number up after you count the items
Number Duplo Legos– build and count at the same time!
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Silly Fridge Magnets- these silly magnets are the perfect addition to any fridge
Number Stepping Stones- kids can run to the numbers as you call them out. Make numbers a gross motor learning activity and get moving!
Number Bean Bags- throw, toss, balance and play with these numbered bean bags
Dino Numbers- if you have a dino lover, they’ll love counting and matching these dinos.
Poke a Dot Number Cards- count your way and sneak in some fine motor skills as kids poke their fingers through the holes as they count.
Montessori Number Puzzle- build up the pieces to match the number on the puzzle
Counting Cookies- count the chocolate chips and sneak in some learning while you play pretend cooking!
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Number Wooden Train- Kids can put the numbers in order as they count
Egg Number Match– Match up the egg puzzle and put the eggs back in the container
Numbers Ice Cream Link Counting- count out the number of links needed for each ice cream cone.
Stack the Ice Cream Cone Numbers- add the number of ice cream scoops to the right cone
Counting Magnet Puzzle- drag the right number of balls to the correct paint bucket
Number Zingo- we love this game and you can sneak a little learning in as you play
Kindness Counts Posters 0-10-Hang up all the different ways to be kind with these fun kindness posters
Foam Bath Mat Numbers- count numbers in the bath and learn numbers as you play and get clean
Lock and Key Number Match– kids can match the correct key to the correct lock
Frog Balance Game- balance the pads and match the correct number of frogs to the correct number
Mini Muffin Counting Game– roll the dice, count the muffins to match, and scoop them in the muffin tin!
Numbers Game: Slap Jack– when you make anything a game, kids learn without realizing they’re learning.
Melissa and Doug Self-Correcting Number Puzzles- Kids can count the items and match it up with the correct number.
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Mexican Train Dominos Game- Match up the numbers and build out your trains
Number Books for Kids- Learn to Count as you Read
Kindness Counts 10-0- read about kindness and count all the ways you can be kind with these printable emergent reader kids can color.
Let’s Say our Numbers- press the buttons and count
Counting Higher Numbers Gifts
Paint by Stickers– match up the numbers and put the right sticker on the right spot to make a beautiful mosaic picture.
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100 Board- Count to 100 and practice skip counting and bigger than and less than with this wooden board.
Bingo– Bingo is a great game to help with number recognition
Numbers Connect the Dots 1-150- this is perfect for numbers on the go
Rummikub Game is perfect for teaching strategy and number identification
Adding and Subtracting Numbers Gifts for Kids:
Shut the Box Dice Game focuses on strategy and adding numbers together.
SkyJo– my family loves this number game and it’s simple enough for young kids, but fun enough for adults
Quixx– this is our family’s go to game and one I will willing play anytime because it involves strategy and fast adding