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.

Each game below comes with an Explore Pamphlet, which can be downloaded here.

For additional games and activities, visit our Activity Bank.

 

 

Goal: This game will teach your child how to identify numbers up to 20 and match them to a group of objects.

 - Game Instructions and materials

 - Instructor Guide

Goal: This game will teach your child how to copy, continue, and create patterns.

 - Game Instructions and materials

 - Instructor Guide

Goal: This game will teach your child how to use and respond to position words.

 - Game Instructions and materials

 - Instructor Guide

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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