Early Learning Games

Early Learning Games

You can make math fun for even your youngest learners! These games are made specifically for young learners and their families. With just a few manipulatives, or with materials from around your house, math can come alive with our hands-on games. Just click on the title of the game that interests you and you’ll be able to download the instructions!

Find Zeno Bear

Zeno Bear loves to hide! In this game you will learn about spatial relationships and use and respond to position and proximity words.

Goal: Children follow simple directions and identify positions of objects in space.

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitor can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

More, Less or Equal

In this game, you and your child are mail carriers working to get all of the packages delivered!

Goal: Players begin to compare two numbers to find which one is more, less, or if the numbers are equal.

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

Stick Figures

In this game, you and your child will be construction workers following blueprints!

Goal: Your child will begin to recognize, build, and describe 2-dimensional shapes.

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

Peek-a-Dino

Baby dinosaurs love to play hide-and-seek. See how many you can find!

Goal: You child will practice recognizing numbers by subitizing.

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

Good Morning Farm

In this game, you and your child are farmers!

Goal: Your child will learn to subtract (take away) as you let animals out of the barn.

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

How Long

In this game, you and your child are scientists!

Goal:Your child will learn to make predictions, then compare and measure objects.

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

Giant Sort

In this game, you and your child are investigators!

Goal: Sort objects into groups based on different characteristics.

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

Race to 10

In this game, you and your child are race car drivers!

Goal: Your child will practice counting and learn how to count on (continuing to count without starting back at 1).

- Download game instructions in your preferred language.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

Order Sorter

Goal: In this game you will teach your child how to recognize basic Sequences by organizing objects in order from 1st to last. This is the very 1st step to learning how to Sequence!

- Download game instructions in eight languages.

- Teachers and home visitors can also download a copy of our Instructor Card

3D Memory

Just like other versions of Memory, or Concentration, children will flip over cards until they find a pair of matching 3D shapes. .

Goal: Your child will start to recognize 3-DIMENSIONAL shapes (3D shapes can hold something inside of them) and 2-DIMENSIONAL shapes (2D shapes are flat).

Match It

In Match It, you'll work to match cards that have the same number of shapes on them. At first you'll play with cards that have 1-4 shapes on them. When your child is ready for more of a challenge, you can try playing with cards that have 1-6 shapes on them.

Goal: Children begin to recognize the number of shapes (1-6) on a card and match cards with the same number of shapes.

Measure It

In Measure It, you'll find the length of different objects and measure the distance from one place to another using the unit of “kid feet.” Then you'll graph the results!

Goal: Measure the size of objects and distances using a non-standard unit of measure. Compare measurements.

Missing Number

With your child not looking, you will remove a number card from a number line. Then your child will look and try to figure out what number card is missing.

Goal: This game will help your child to be able to say what number comes next in a sequence and connect NUMERALS (written number such as 1, 2, 3, 4 etc.) to a QUANTITY (tells how much or how many).

Mystery Bag

Children will use their detective skills to figure out what shape is hiding in the mystery bag. As they play they will become familiar with various 2D and 3D shapes and will begin to tell different shapes apart based on their attributes.

Goal: Your child will use detective skills to figure out what mystery shape is in the bag. It may be a 2-DIMENSIONAL shape (2D shapes are flat) or a 3-DIMENSIONAL shape (3D shapes can hold something inside of them).

Park It

In Park It children will roll a die and park their vehicle in the corresponding numbered parking spot. When children are ready for more of a challenge they will roll 2 dice and begin to identify more numerals.

Goal: Children will practice counting dots (1-12) and matching their count to the correct numeral (written number such as 1, 2, 3, etc.).

Pattern Trains

In Pattern Trains your child will work to copy and continue the patterns that are shown on the pattern train boards. As they build up confidence, they will have the opportunity to try to create their own pattern.

Goal: Your child will begin to copy, recognize, continue and create patterns (something that repeats over and over again).

Shape It Up

Use blocks to make a shape out of other shapes, that's how you Shape It Up!

Goal: Your child will hear shape names and attributes and begin to make bigger shapes out of smaller shapes.