These free printable Pumpkin Numbers Spin & Build Mats are a great way for students to learn numbers, counting, number formation and more!
Pumpkin Numbers Spin & Build Mats Free Printable
Your kids will love this fun pumpkin-themed activity. The free printable comes with 12 different mats. Six color mats and six black and white mats.
There are mats that have the numbers 1-5, 1-10, 11-20, and then 3 mats that have the same numbers but are represented with ten frames.
Your pre-k, kindergarten, or first-grade students will love practicing their math skills on these fun mats!
Students will spin a spinner and then feed the pumpkin that number or that amount of objects, and lastly write the number. This is a fun, hands-on way to work on numbers!
Low-prep math center!
This fun and engaging activity pack includes 12 mats to make your life easier. Your students will spin the spinner, and then they will feed the pumpkin those numbers. There are also lines at the bottom for the student to write the number.
Print, then slide them into wipe and write pockets or laminate for durability. This resource includes a black and white AND color option for more printing options.
Setting Up the Pumpkin Numbers Spin & Build Mats Free Printable
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- Pumpkin Number Mats (button to access the resource at the bottom of this post)
- Write and wipe pockets (optional)
- transparent spinners
- number manipulatives or small manipulatives
- dry erase marker or writing utensil
- Print the mats.
- Slide the mats into write and wipe pockets OR laminate them.
- Gather other manipulatives.
- Store the entire activity in a large bag or storage container.
How to Use the Spin and Build Mats
To begin, students will place a transparent spinner over the spinner on the mat . Once they spin, they count that amount of manipulatives and place them inside the pumpkin’s mouth. Finally, they will write that number on the line.
For example, if the game board has the numbers 1-5 on it. The student will spin the spinner and land on the number “2.” They will then count out 2 manipulatives and place them inside the pumpkin’s mouth.
Lastly, they will write the number “2” on the line. Then, erase and spin again. The line is long enough for students to write the number more than once, if you would like.
Another option is for students to feed that number to the pumpkin by placing a number magnet or number tile in the pumpkin’s mouth.
Your students will be engaged in fun and learning while using these read, build, and write mats! They work great for math skills like counting, number recognition, number sense, number formation and more!
I just love all the possibilities and ways to differentiate!
Easy to differentiate!
These free printable mats are so versatile because it comes with 6 variations to fit your classroom needs! Some students can work the numbers 1-5, while others work on 1-10, and higher students can work on 11-20.
Instead of using number manipulatives, students could use play dough to fill the pumpkin’s mouth. Adding in a sensory option for another learning experience is always a great idea! Plus, they would be building their fine motor muscles.
They could use math cubes to build a tower to match the number or use mini erasers to show the number.
Teachers could use these spin and build mats for math centers, small group activities, morning tubs, early finishers, tutoring groups, a home learning task, and so much more!
Your students will love this fall-themed math activity to practice counting and number identification. It is easy to prepare for you since you just print and use it! That is super handy since fall is such a busy time.
Click the button below to get your free copy of the pumpkin number spin and build mats!