Counting Fall Math Games & Activities

Acorn Counting Game

Fall is almost here! Have you found acorns yet? Hunting for acorns is one of our favorite Autumn activities. Once you have gathered some acorns, you will be ready for this fun, hands on acorn counting game that helps with counting skills too! This free printable acorn math is perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children.

fun, hands on acorn counting game that helps with counting skills too! This free printable acorn math is perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age children.

Acorn Counting

This acorn counting game is perfect for young children starting to count up to number 10. It develops one to one correspondence skills. Simply print and you are ready to practice math with preschoolers and kindergartners with a fun fall themed free math game for September, October, and November.

“One to one correspondence is the ability to match an object to the corresponding number and recognize that numbers are symbols to represent a quantity. Young children often learn to count without having an understanding of one to one correspondence (Kearns, 2010).”

Acorn printable

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Counting Game

Acorn activities for preschool

This counting game for preschoolers is super easy, simply:
  • Print and laminate the FREE printables and cut out the cards.
  • Place the cards in the middle of the players, face down.
  • Divide the acorns evenly between the players. The number of players will determine how many acorns you will need, at least 20 per player.
  • Provide a container for each player to place their counted acorns in (optional, but recommended if you do not want acorn all over the place).

Kindergarten Counting Game

Players take turns to pick up a card, then, count out the same amount of acorns they see on the card from their heap of acorns and placing it into their container. Place the card at the bottom of the card pile to be used again. Keep playing until one player has no acorns left and wins!

Count to 10 Game

Young children might need to place their acorns on top of the acorns on the card to help them count. This is allowed and will be definitely beneficial. This simple and fun acorn game to play AND work on those important counting skills!
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Kindergarten Math


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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 about easy and playful activities inspiring you to be your child's first teacher.

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