Counting Math Games & Activities Nursery Rhymes

20 Counting Nursery Rhymes

Nursery rhymes are enjoyed by young children and it teaches so much: from language and literacy to numeracy to social skills and all kind of other skills.  These counting rhymes are such a fun way for preschool, pre-k, and kindegarten age children to learn new math skills, Using a clever paper plate and spinner clock to tell time with Hickory Dickory Dock, 5 little monkey or Itsy Bitsy Spider to work on simple counting, and more – these counting nursery rhymes are sure to be a hit with your children!

Nursery rhymes are enjoyed by young children and it teaches so much: from language and literacy to numeracy to social skills and all kind of other skills.  These counting rhymes are such a fun way for preschool, pre-k, and kindegarten age children to learn new math skills, Using a clever paper plate and spinner clock to tell time with Hickory Dickory Dock, 5 little monkey or Itsy Bitsy Spider to work on simple counting, and more - these nursery rhyme activities are sure to be a hit with your children!

Counting Rhymes

Make practice counting FUN for preschoolers and kindergartners by using nursery rhymes for kids. These nursery rhyme activities do a lot more than teach litearcy, they are counting nursery rhymes too! Using counting rhymes helps kids master counting in order and even counting backwards without realizing they are learning math. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler you will love these math nursery rhymes. Teach simple kindergarten math using counting rhymes and so much more!

Nursery Rhymes Activities

counting activities for kids

Counting Nursery Rhymes

  • Sing 5 Little Ducks and make this rock craft and play out the rhyme or print and color the ducks.
  • This DIY Felt set is just too cute, perfect for a felt story board!
  • Make Five Currant Buns for pretend play, perfect for a kindergarten classroom.
  • Use this Five Little Monkeys sing and stick printable activity or make a bed from a box and use monkeys on craft sticks for THIS fun fine motor and counting activity.
nursery rhymes activiites to teach kids counting in preschool, kindergarten

Math nursery rhymes

  • Count AND learn to read time with a paper plate and a fidget spinner pairing it with Hickory Dickory Dock .
  • Make a shape craft clock or use numbered pegs to clip around a cardboard clock.
  • Make cute pirate finger puppets and say/sing the rhyme Five Little Pirates.
kindergarten math, preschool math activities

So many fun nursery rhyme activities that teach counting! Which activity will you try out with your child first?

Arh! I spy treasure for children to plunder in these super cute, I Spy Pirate pages. There are 6 super ute pirate worksheetsfor children to work on visual discrimination and counting math skills as they play these i spy games. Plus these fun I spy games for kids are FREE! These i spy worksheets are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students.  Simply print pdf file with i spy printables and you are ready to play dn learn! FREE Zoo Animals Color by Number Worksheets to help preschool and kindergarten age kids practice number recognition with numbers 1-10 #colorbynumber #preschool #kindergarten math craft

Kindergarten Math

Looking for more free kindergarten math printables and fun math activities for kindergartners? We’ve got lots of fun kindergarten math:

What Comes NExt Back to School Math Kids will have fun learning to form their number with these fun count to 10 bingo marker number worksheets perfect for preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kids. These FREE Farm Bingo Marker Numbers Worksheets are my kids favorite number worksheets.  FREE printable Star Wars number tracing activity for kindergartners - Make practicing number tracing FUN with these super cute, Star Wars themed tracing cards for numbers 1-20 and number words too!

Kindergarten Math Printables

free printable alphabet coloring pages for preschool, pre k, kindergarten age students to work on phonemic awareness, strengthening hand muscles, and learning alphabet letters  super cute and free pritnable Kindergarten Alphabet Worksheets are a great way for preschool, pre k, kindergartners, and first graders to practice letters from A to Z.  FREE Dinosaur Color by Number - super cute free printable kindergarten worksheets for practicing numbers 1-10 and numbers 11-20 with a favorite dinosaur theme activity for preschoolers and kindergartners #dinosaur #colorbynumber #kindergarten  Lowercase letters Trace and Erase

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Nadia is South African mom to two littlies, a former preschool teacher and currently working as a reading therapist at a remedial school. She blogs over at teach-me-mommy.com about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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  • These activities are so cute and educational, thank you so much! Our island was hit by a very strong hurricane several weeks ago and we've lost many resources; these activities are very easy to put together and I'm sure they will make my kids happy as well! ?

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