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Skip Counting Puzzles

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If you are looking for a fun way to practice skip counting, the foundation for multiplication, you will love this HUGE pack of free printable Skip Counting Puzzles to help Kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students practicing counting by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 7s, 8s, 9s, and 10s. You will love that the pdf file includes increasingly difficult puzzles that are self checking to turn this math skill into a hands on math game!

If you are looking for a fun way to practice skip counting, the foundation for multiplication, you will love this HUGE pack of free printable Skip Counting Puzzles to help Kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students practicing counting by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s, 7s, 8s, 9s, and 10s. You will love that the pdf file includes increasingly difficult puzzles that are self checking to turn this math skill into a hands on math game!

Skip Counting Puzzles

Are you practicing skip counting with your children? Skip counting is counting by groups of numbers like counting by 2s – 2,4,6,8,10,12, 14, etc. It is important as it helps kids develop fluency in calculation, number sense and as the basis of multiplication and division. The goal is to have students count fluently forwards and backwards by twos, fours, fives, tens and hundreds starting at any number. This huge pack of free printable skip counting puzzles turns practicing into a fun math activity to help your student practice skip counting while having fun at the same time.

Whether you are a teacher, parent, or homeschooler – you will love this skip counting printable that is quick and easy to prepare, self checking, and lots of fun for kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students. Use this as extra practice, at a math center in your classroom, or a supplement to your math curriculum with your homeschool child.

 

Skip counting puzzles printable free

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

Now print the math puzzles in color on cardstock to make them extra durable. Use scissors to carefully cut the cute picture filled with engaging clipart along the black lines to make puzzles for children to practice skip counting. Store them in a large file folder or ziplock bag to keep them safe and ready to practice any time!

 

Skip counting puzzles free

Skip Counting is not only a great way to help kids with basic addition, it is the foundation for the multiplication you will teach them in 2nd or 3rd grade.  Here are some basic guidelines for what skip counting puzzle kids should be learning to skip count when:

  • Kindergarten – 2s, 5s and 10s
  • 1st Grade – 2s, 3s, 4s (plus review)
  • 2nd Grade – 6s, 7s (plus review)
  • 3rd Grade – 8s, 9s (plus review)

Note: The puzzles are in increasing difficulty level as you progress through the individual packs.

skip counting by 2 puzzles

Skip counting puzzles pdf

The pdf file at the bottom of this post includes over 50 pages of printable skip counting puzzles filled with colorful, clipart including:

Skip counting by 2s 

  • Circus tent with clown, lion, elephant – 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14
  • Castle with knight and horse in armor – 2, 4, 6, 8, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20
  • Aquarium with castle and cute colorful fish – 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24
  • Going on a trip girl and boy with suitcase and airplane – 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28
  • Playing putt putt golf – 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42

Skip Counting by 3s

  • Circus puzzle – 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21
  • Castle puzzle  – 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30
  • Aquarium puzzle – 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36
  • Family Vacation puzzle – 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42
  • Mini Golfing puzzle – 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54, 57, 60, 63

skip counting by 4 puzzles

Skip Counting by 4s

  • 3 Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf – 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28
  • Angry Birds Course – 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40
  • Boy Picking Apples by Apple Tree – 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48
  • Eskimo in Polar Region with Igloo, whale, polar bear, seal – 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56
  • Basketball Team shooting hoops – 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 68, 72, 76, 80, 84

Skip Counting by 5s

  • 3 Little Pigs Puzzle – 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35
  • Angry Birds Puzzle – 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50
  • Apple Tree Puzzle – 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60
  • Arctic Puzzle – 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70
  • Basketball Puzzle – 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, 100, 105

skip counting by 6 puzzles

Skip Counting by 6s

  • Planting pretty flowers in the garden, under tree with happy sun – 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42
  • Kids Rock Climbing – 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60
  • Star Wars with Han Solo, Princess Leia, Wookie, C3PO, R2D2 – 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72
  • Safari Train with monkey, giraffe, and hippo on board – 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72, 78, 84
  • Ocean scene with jelly fish, sea turtles, coral reef, fish, puffer fish, and hermit crab – 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72, 78, 84, 90, 96, 112, 118, 126

Skip Counting by 7s

  • Gardening Puzzle – 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49
  • Rock Climbing Puzzle – 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, 63, 70
  • Galaxy Far Far Away Puzzle – 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, 63, 70, 77, 84
  • Jungle Train with Animals Puzzle – 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, 63, 70, 77, 84, 91, 98
  • Under the Sea Puzzle – 7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, 63, 70, 77, 84, 91, 98, 105, 112, 119, 126, 135 142, 149

skip counting by 9 puzzles

Skip Counting by 8s

  • Lightening McQueen and Tow Mater driving on road own Route 66 – 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 28, 56
  • Farmer driving Tractor by Barn with cow and pig nearby – 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 28, 56, 64, 72, 80
  • Native Americans by Teepee with Totem pole and eagle – 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 28, 56, 64, 72, 80, 88, 96
  • Jack and the Magic Beanstalk – 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 28, 56, 64, 72, 80, 88, 96, 104, 112
  • Alice in Wonderland with Cheshire Cat, Queen of Hearts, and deck of cards guards – 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 28, 56, 64, 72, 80, 88, 96, 104, 112, 120, 128, 136, 144, 152, 160, 168

Skip Counting by 9s

  • Cars Puzzle – 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63
  • Farm Puzzle – 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, 81, 90
  • Native American Puzzle – 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, 81, 90, 99, 108
  • Fairy Tale Giant and the Bean Stalk Puzzle – 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, 81, 90, 99, 108, 117, 126
  • Alice and Wonderland Puzzle – 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, 81, 90, 99, 108, 117, 126, 133, 140, 147, 154, 163, 172, 179, 188

Skip Counting by 10s

  • Cars Puzzle – 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70
  • Farm Puzzle – 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100
  • Native American Puzzle – 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120
  • Fairy Tale  Puzzle – 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140
  • Alice and Wonderland Puzzle – – 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200, 210, 220, 230, 240, 250, 260, 270, 280

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FREE Skip Counting Printables

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