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FREE Printable Butterfly Math Addition Puzzles

These fun butterfly addition is a hands-on, engaging way for kindergarten, preschool, and pre-k students to practice counting to 10 with an addition activity. Use the butterfly printables puzzles for a spring math that will keep kids excited to practice adding within 10. Simply print pdf file with addition activities for kindergarten and you are ready to play and learn!

These fun butterfly addition is a hands-on, engaging way for kindergarten, preschool, and pre-k students to practice counting to 10 with an addition activity. Use the butterfly printables puzzles for a spring math that will keep kids excited to practice adding within 10. Simply print pdf file with addition activities for kindergarten and you are ready to play and learn!

Butterfly Addition

This fun Butterfly Addition game will be a hit with your students! Prsechoolers and kindergartners will use the butterfly math printable to practice adding to 10. This addition activities for kindergarten is a great way to get kids familiar with the concept of addition and to form a solid foundation for future math. Whether you are a parent looking for extra practice with spring math, teacher looking for math center in the classroom, butterfly theme, or homeschool math supplement Рyou will love this hands-on activity.

Butterfly Math

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

butterfly addition games

Addition Activity

I like to get the students familiar with equations as early as possible. With puzzles like these, it helps them identify the relationship between the numbers and the items. Eventually, they will be able to make the link that adding up the two digits will give us a sum of the items.

For example, I had the kids build their puzzle, then build the number of butterflies using dough on the mat and then place the magnetic numbers (you can use dry erase markers on the mat instead of magnetic numbers) on the mat below their puzzle.

You can definitely choose the numbers and equations that you want your students to practice on. The colored butterfly puzzles can be used as a stand alone activity or along with the sunflower addition mat.

Addition activities for kindergarten

  • Grab the Butterfly Puzzle Cards and Mat below.
  • Print in COLOR or BLACK & WHITE (use card stock or laminate the pages)
  • Cut the cards out.
  • Store them in a plastic sleeve or file folder.
  • Prepare the cards for a group of students (you can print and laminate more for more groups).
Butterfly Addition Puzzles

Teaching Addition to Kindergarten

  • Stack the puzzle cards in one pile and the mat in the center. I chose to print and laminate more than one mat (one for each pair of students) so that I can see them working individually on their addition skills.
  • The kids will pick a puzzle card and read the numbers on the equation then add up the numbers (most kids will use their hands to add them up at this stage).
  • They then look for the number sum with the matching puzzle piece and build their puzzle.
  • I use play dough in this step: have the kids pretend that the balls they will make are ‘butterflies’ and they have to build their equation on the mat.
  • You can use the mat as a stand alone and write the numbers below and have the kids building their equations with play dough that way too!

FREE Addition Tic Tac Toe FREE Addition and Subtraction Practice - free printable math worksheets for kindergarten, first grade and 2nd grade kids to practice adding and subtraction within 12 to gain math fluency. Print in color or black & white #addition #subtraction #mathworksheets  We love to sneak in some fun summer learning activities to keep kids brains working so they don't forget math skills during the break. This super cute, free printable watermelon math focuses on helping preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and first grade students practice addition within 10 with a fun, hands on activity!

Addition Games

This is such a fun, hands on math game for kindergartners that helps achieve fluency while having FUN!

butterfly activity  FREE Butterfly Missing Addend - these free printable math clip cards are a fun addition practice activity for kindergarten and first grade kids. #mathgames #addition #kindergarten free printable butterfly addition puzzles for kids Looking for some fun ways to help students practice addition and subtraction? Students will love these kindergarten addition and subtraction worksheets filled with fun butterfly addition to make learning fun with a butterfly theme for spring! Use these cute butterfly worksheets to work on subtraction for kindergarten and addition for kindergarten with super cute, hands-on practice for Kindergarteners. Simply print pdf file with spring worksheets for kindergarten to play and learn with a butterfly activity for kindergarten.

Butterfly Activities for Kids

Looking for more fun butterfly activities, butterfly crafts, and butterfly printables to add to your day or butterfly theme? Try these:

If you are looking for a fun, simple way for kids to learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, then you will love these cute butterfly life cycle worksheets. These life cycle of a butterfly printables are perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders. These butterfly worksheets are filled with not only fun information about butterfly life cycle, but no-prep activities for tracing, alphabet matching, counting, butterfly science vocabulary, cut and paste life cycle worksheet, letter puzzles, letter tracing, find the letter, label the butterfly and more! Simply print pdf file with life cycle of butterfly worksheet for kindergarten.  butterfly life cycle worksheets life cycle of a butterfly FREE Butterfly Rhyming Games - this is such a fun spring literacy game to work on rhyming with preschool, kindergarten, and first graders. #rhyming #kindergarten #educationalspring

Butterfly Printables

This beautiful butterfly craft for kids helpds kids explore science by making stunning chromatography butterflies! This easy butterfly craft is fun for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders. Besides creating a fun butterfly craft idea, you will learn about chromatography for kids. This is a fun coffee fitler craft, spring science experiment or summer activity for kids! Fun to make Tissue Paper Butterfly Craft This pretty butterfly craft is as fun to make as it is beautiful! This shaving cream craft is surprisingly SIMPLE to make, but with incredibly complex colors in the marbling of painting with shaving cream. Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and up will want to make this butterfly craft for kids! So add this shaving cream art project to your bucket list of summer crafts for kids! Learn about the life cycle of a butterfly with this super cute, simple Butterfly Life Cycle Craft. In spring we start to see butterflies appear and the amazing metamorphosis that happens as they go from caterpillar to chryssalis to butterfly is super cool. Use this life cycle of a butterfly craft ideas for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students to learn about these amazing insects! Simply print pdf file with butterfly life cycle printable and you are ready to play and learn about butterflies for kids!.

Butterfly Crafts

Looking for more fun butterfly activities, butterfly crafts, and butterfly printables to add to your day or butterfly theme? Try these:

Looking for fun pasta crafts to make with leftover dyed pasta? This super pretty mosaic pasta project allows kids to create beautiful pasta pictures by pressing different colored noodles into clay.  This pasta art is such a fun, engaging craft for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. Spring is here and that means that the butterflies have returned to delight both young and old with their graceful flight and beautiful wings. Celebrate these beautiful animlas with a fun butterfly craft for kids. This simple butterfly art project uses bowtie pasta to make the butterflies. This pasta craft for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners is sure to be a hit!  Butterfly suncatcher pop up butterfly craft

Butterfly Crafts for Preschoolers

bubble-wrap-rain-craft-for-spring EPIC Bubble Painting - kids of all ages will love this fun summer art project where they will make a bubble craft by blowing bubbles. Recipe included for this fun to make, easy, summer activity for kids! Beautiful summer craft for kids using flowers

Spring Crafts for Kids

Learn how to make these beautiful chromatography flowers using coffee filters and markers. This is both a fun art project AND a simple science experiments for kids that explores colors while making pretty craft flowers for spring and summer.  This STEAM project is the perfect spring activity for toddler, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarteners, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders.  jelly bean stem activity  Flower Activity for kids dying flowers

Spring Science

Check out these outrageously FUN spring science experiments for kids:

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Yara

Yara is the founder of Sea of Knowledge and an ESL teacher with a passion for making learning fun and engaging. She loves creating fun activities that children and learners can benefit from.

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