Penguin Comparing Sets Clip Cards Free Printable

These free printable Penguin Comparing Sets Clip Cards are a fun way to learn to count and compare groups during winter math centers!

Free printable penguin comparing numbers clip cards math activity for winter math centers in preschool and kindergarten.

Penguin Comparing Sets Clip Cards Free Printable

Your students will love this fun penguin comparing sets math activity. The set includes 12 count and clip cards and a recording sheet.

Students will count each penguin on the ice chunk and decide which one has more. Then, they will place a clip on the picture. There is an optional recording sheet where the students will circle the ice chunk they put their clip on.

Students will practice a couple of different math skills like counting from 0-10 and practicing comparing sets while building number sense. Fine motor practice is added in with the clips. Your students will love this penguin math activity this winter.

Free printable penguin theme comparing sets clip cards math activity for kids who are in preschool or kindergarten.

Fun Penguin Cards for Counting

I love math and literacy activities that are easy to prep and will save you time! This math activity is just that! Once you access the penguin freebie, you will print the cards and recording sheet. Cut the cards apart and laminate them for durability. Then, gather some clothespins, and your winter comparing numbers activity is ready to go!

A free printable penguin theme winter math activity for kids.

Setting Up the Penguin Comparing Sets Clip Cards Free Printable

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Supplies Needed:

  • Penguin Clip Cards and recording sheet (button to get them at the bottom of this post)
  • Clothespins, clips, or paperclips
  • Scissors


  1. Print the cards. There are 4 cards per page.
  2. Laminate the cards.
  3. Cut the cards apart.
  4. Slide the cards and clothespins or clips into a baggie or tray for easy storage and grab-and-go access.

How to Play

Students will pick a card. Then, they will count the number of penguins on the ice chunk. They will use a clip to mark the picture that has more penguins. Next, they will circle the corresponding picture on the recording sheet to show you the correct answer. They will continue until all the cards have been completed.

This math activity is simple for students to use on their own, making it an excellent resource for math centers or independent learning time!

Winter theme comparing sets clip cards for learning to compare numbers and build number sense in preschool and kindergarten.

Differentiation Ideas

This resource is great because it can be differentiated for your student’s needs. Take away cards or use them all, use the recording sheet or don’t. You can even make the cards self-checking by putting a sticker on the back of the card to mark which side is correct.

These penguin count and clip cards are super versatile and can be used to meet your instructional needs and the needs of your students developmentally.

You can incorporate these into whole group lessons, small group lessons, math centers, number work, or use them for independent practice, morning work, or math warm-ups.

Free printable winter math activity for learning to compare groups in preschool and kindergarten.

Enjoy winter with these free penguin comparing numbers clip cards. Your students will love them because they are fun, and you will love them because they are helpful and easy to prep!

Click the button below to get the penguin comparing sets clip cards free printable. Happy Counting!

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