# Pumpkin Counting Task Cards – Show the Number Math Activity

Add these pumpkin counting task cards to your fall math centers for engaging practice with counting and number recognition in pre-k and kindergarten.

## Pumpkin Counting Math Activity

Kids will get hands-on practice with numbers when they count out and show the number on these free printable pumpkin task cards.

They are very simple to prep and will be a great addition to your centers, stations or morning tubs this fall. The pumpkin theme is perfect for October or November.

This pumpkin math activity includes counting task cards for all numbers 0-20, so you can use the cards with students who are learning numbers 0-10 and those are ready to work on teen numbers too.

## Quick Prep!

These printable show the number cards are so easy to prep! Just print the sheets out and cut the cards apart. Then laminate them for durability. Or you could keep four cards to a page and slide the pages into wipe and write pockets to make this a print and play activity!

## Setting Up the Pumpkin Number Task Cards

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Supplies Needed:

• Pumpkin Number Cards (button to download at the bottom of this post)
• Pumpkin mini erasers, orange craft pom poms or another counter option
• Write and wipe pockets (optional)

** Just make sure you don’t use small pieces with students who still put things in their mouth.

Directions:

1. Print the pumpkin task cards and laminate.
2. Store the cards and counters in a mesh bag or task card box for easy access.

Students can also orange play dough to make small balls and count those out on the cards.

## Using the Pumpkin Counting Cards

Using these free printable number cards is simple! Students will count out and show that many for each number card. Each one features a ten-frame or twenty-frame that students can use to show the number while counting out that many.

While using the task cards students will engage with numbers 0-20, so it is perfect for number recognition and counting practice in kindergarten.

## More Ideas for Using this Numbers 0-20 Activity

This number sense activity would be so beneficial for multiple levels. Students can work on numbers 0-5 or numbers 0-10 and students who are ready for teen numbers can use the 11-20 cards as well.

Another option would be to place your own orange dot stickers or pumpkin stickers on the cards and use them in math centers as a reference.

If sliding the whole sheet into write and wipe pockets, students can use dry erase markers to draw in pumpkins or orange circles on the cards.

Use them for soft start morning routines, add them to fall math centers or utilize for early finishers. They can be used in a variety of ways and with different manipulatives as well.

Grab these pumpkin theme number task cards and give the kids a simple and engaging way to learn numbers 0-20. Your students are going to have lots of fun learning numbers with this fun math activity!

Click the button below to get the Pumpkin Counting Task Cards and add them to your math lessons this fall!

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Pumpkin Count the Room

Pumpkin 100 and 120 Chart Math Game

Pumpkin Teen Numbers Bump Game

Pumpkin Comparing Numbers Clip Cards

Pumpkin Numbers Spin & Build Mats

Pumpkin Letter Sound Mats

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