Free Printable Apple Roll and Cover Number Mats

Pick this Apple Roll and Cover Number Mats free printable to kick start your students’ math & counting skills this fall!

Free printable apple theme math activity for learning numbers, counting and addition while building number sense in preschool and kindergarten.

Apple Roll and Cover Number Mats Free Printable

Your students will love this fun, apple-themed math activity. There are two mats for differentiated hands-on gameplay. One mat features the numbers 1-6, and the other has the numbers 2-12. Students will roll one or two dice, depending on the mat you choose for them.

These roll and cover mats will work great for preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten students to practice number recognition, addition, counting, and so much more. This free printable would work in math centers, small groups, or for a math game.

Apple theme number sense math activity for kids in preschool and kindergarten. A fun way to learn numbers during a fall apple theme!

Print & Go!

This fall-themed math printable is so easy to prepare! Print, laminate, or slide in a wipe and write pocket, and done! Print in black and white or a color version to fit your needs. You will need to gather some small manipulatives that students will use to cover the numbers on the mats and some dice.

There are two mats for differentiated instruction, and it hits so many math skills in one printable! Some students can be working on number recognition with one die and the first mat. Others can be working on addition or subitizing with two dice and the second mat.

A large apple is on a sheet of paper with a green border. There are dots all over the apple and numbers on the dots. A dice is also placed on the mat.

Setting Up the Apple Theme Number Mats

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Supplies Needed:

  • Apple Roll & Cover Number Mats (get it by clicking the button at the bottom of this post)
  • Small manipulatives like mini erasers, buttons, or pom poms
  • Dice
  • Write and wipe pockets (optional)


  1. Print the game board.
  2. Slide into write and wipe pockets for durability. You can also laminate it.
  3. Gather the supplies.
  4. Store in a large bag or storage container for easy access.

Using the Apple Roll and Cover Number Mats

To use this hands-on math activity, students will roll one die and count the dots. They will find the corresponding number on the apple mat and cover it with a manipulative. Then they roll again and continue until all the numbers are covered on the apple.

To play with two dice, students will roll both dice and count the dots. Then they will find the sum and cover the number with a small manipulative. Play continues until all the numbers are covered.

You could also turn the mats into roll and color mats by having the students color the circle with a dry-erase marker, if you don’t want to use manipulatives. Either option is great for fine motor skills!

Roll two dice, add the numbers together and then cover the corresponding spot on the apple. Play continues until all spots on the apple are covered.

More Ideas

This set includes two mats for easy differentiation and to make your job a little easier! Students will love playing this math game while learning numbers and counting skills.

Want to add more of a challenge? Have students use a recording sheet to write down their addition sentences. Or have them fill in ten frames to match the number that they rolled.

A fun apple math activity for kids in preschool and kindergarten to practice number recognition, counting, addition and more while they build number sense! Add to fall math centers or small group instruction!

Pick this apple dice game to practice counting, number sense, and one-to-one correspondence.

The printable apple mats are super cute and will fit right into your apple tree theme this fall. Students will enjoy this fun math activity and want to play again and again!

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