Pumpkin Comparing Sets Clip Cards for Preschool and Kindergarten

Use these free pumpkin comparing sets clip cards to practice comparing the number of seeds, counting, and fine motor skills this fall.

Free printable comparing sets number sense activity for fall math centers.

Pumpkin Comparing Sets Clip Cards

These pumpkin-themed count and clip cards are going to be a game-changer for you! They will amp up your math centers and have your students practicing counting and number recognition.

The cards have 2 sets of pumpkin seeds that the students must count and decide which set has more. Then, they will use a clothespin or small manipulative to mark that side. These counting puzzles practice the numbers 0-10. There is a recording sheet for the students to mark their answers.

A free printable comparing numbers math activity for your pumpkin theme math centers this fall.

Fun Pumpkin 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 download the pumpkin counting freebie, you will print the cards and recording sheet. Cut the cards apart and laminate for durability. Then, gather some clothespins, and your pumpkin patch activity pack is ready to go!

Pumpkin theme number sense clip cards for fall math lesson plans.

Setting Up the Pumpkin Comparing Sets Clip Cards

Supplies Needed:

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  • Pumpkin 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.
Pumpkin theme comparing numbers clip cards for math centers.

How to Play

Students will pick a card. Then, they will count the number of seeds on each side. They will use a clip to mark the side of the pumpkin that has more seeds. Next, they will circle the corresponding pumpkin on the recording sheet. They will continue until all the cards have been completed.

This simple learning resource has basic instructions. The students should be able to complete the activity on their own, making it a great resource for math centers or independent learning time!

Pumpkin theme number sense activity for learning to compare numbers.

Differentiation Ideas

This resource is great because it can be differentiated for your students’ needs. Take away cards for struggling learners to meet their needs or add an extra step for those learners that find this an easy activity.

These clip cards would be great for early finishers to practice their math skills while staying quiet so everyone else can finish working.

These pumpkin 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.

Enjoy fall with these free pumpkin-themed comparing number sets clip cards. Your students will love them because they are fun, and you will love them because they are helpful and easy!

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