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FREE Spooky Spider Counting Game

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Fall is in full swing and what better way to celebrate (other than a pumpkin flavored coffee drink….LOL) then a spooky game! This Spooky Spider Counting Game is a fun way to practice number recognition, counting and fine motor skills. It’s perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten age kids.

FREE Spooky Spider Counting Game - this fun, free printable game offers toddler, preschool, kindergarten, and first grade kids a fun way to practice counting during october and halloween. #kindergarten #preschool #math

Spider counting activities

Whether you are planning a spider theme, s is for spider letter of the week lesson plan, or just want to sneak in a creepy, crawly spider activity for Halloween in October, you will love this silly, fun, and hands on spider counting activities. This counting math activity is perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartners.

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Spider Counting Game

You will need lots of plastic spiders, scissors, and printable web counting mats (below)

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This is the first spooky game we’ve done so far this year and my daughter was so excited! I could see her face light up when she saw the spiders and I just knew this was going to be a winner! The very first thing we did was go over the numbers.

I would point to the numbers and we would say them together. I would also ask some questions like “Is this number more or less than the number 5”? Asking questions like that can really deepen a child’s understanding and knowledge even if you end up answering the questions for them after you ask. Trust me they’re listening and paying attention. 

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Then I gave Grace the spiders and off she went. I didn’t need to give her any other instructions. She knew exactly what to do. The best part was she was practicing other math skills during this game without me even asking! She started to create patterns with the spiders while she was counting them out and she was also asking me math related questions. It was AMAZING!

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This Spooky Spider Counting Game was SO much fun! It’s a great way to teach number recognition and counting at home or in the classroom. This game was a blast and we will be playing it again very soon!

 

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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