July 25, 2023

# FREE Back to School Sequencing Numbers 1-10 Printable Puzzles

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Looking for a fun, hands-on and engaging number counting activity? These number sequencing picture puzzles are a great way to introduce numbers 1 to 10 to preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten students. These 1 to 10 number sequencing puzzles inject an element of excitement and engagement into the learning process. Through the use of these colorful Back to School images learners can easily grasp the concept of numerical sequencing and develop their counting skills in a playful and stimulating environment.

## Sequencing Numbers 1-10

Number sequencing puzzles provide an excellent platform for enhancing cognitive development and honing problem-solving skills with preschoolers and kindergartners. As they complete the puzzles, children are required to analyze the images, identify the numbers and arrange them in the correct numerical order. Counting and number recognition are fundamental skills that form the basis of mathematical understanding. These number puzzles for kids are a great way to develop their analytical skills preparing them for more complex mathematical concepts in the future. As they arrange the pictures or puzzle pieces in the correct order, children practice counting aloud and looking at the numerical sequence. This hands-on learning numbers 1-10 activity strengthens their ability to count accurately but also helps solidify their understanding of numbers.

## Number sequence puzzles

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> _____ <<. The free number puzzles pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the template.

## Number sequencing activities

These picture puzzles are a great way to practice fine motor skills with your kindergarteners. These puzzles involve manipulation of the number pieces into the right position which requires hand-eye coordination and dexterity. The precise movements involved in arranging the pieces also helps to strengthen their finger muscles, which is crucial for future tasks such as writing and drawing.

## Number puzzles for kids

This printable comes in a fun back to school theme. Learners can sequence the numbers to recreate the back to school scene. There are 12 fun back to school picture puzzles for learners to choose from and complete!

The following scenes are included for numbers 1 to 10:

• Post-its
• School supplies
• Watercolor paint palette
• Round paint palette
• School supplies in pen stands
• Notebook
• School lockers
• Classroom
• Books
• School bus
• Notebook pages
• Computer

## Materials and Prep Work Required

Materials Required:

• Printer
• Laminator
• Scissors

Prepping the printable activity:

• Laminate if desired. This is recommend if you are using the activity with multiple learners.
• Cut apart to create the number strips.

## Kindergarten sequencing

Present your learners with the number strips and explain what they are required to do. Get your learners to arrange the number strips in order from 1 to 10. As they put the strips together they will slowly start to see the puzzle come to life.

Encourage them to complete the whole puzzle. Since these puzzles are self-correcting learners will be able to see whether the puzzles are arranged properly.

## Learning numbers 1-10

Number sequencing picture puzzles can be an excellent choice for engaging warm-up activities in your kindergarten math lessons. These puzzles serve as a stimulating way to kickstart the math session, capturing students’ attention and preparing their minds for learning. You can start each class with a quick number sequencing puzzle, where students arrange the pictures or puzzle pieces in the correct order.

Integrating number sequencing picture puzzles into math centers is an effective way to provide students with independent or small group learning opportunities. Students can rotate through the center during designated work time, working collaboratively or individually to arrange the pictures or puzzle pieces in the correct numerical order.

Extend the learning beyond the classroom by incorporating number sequencing picture puzzles into homework assignments or take-home activities. Provide printable puzzles that students can complete at home with the help of their families.

## Back to School Printables

We have lots of other fun, clever back to school worksheets to help kids get excited about going back to school! Check out these free resources: