Preschool Math Worksheets
Matching numbers to 5

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Welcome to Math Salamanders Preschool Math Worksheets.

Here you will find a selection of free preschool worksheets which will help your child learn to identify, count and match numbers up to 5.

These worksheets will are a great way to practice simple counting and recognising numbers up to 5.

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Pre-Kindergarten Math Learning

By the time children get to preschool, they are starting to develop an understanding of of what a number is and to recognise the number of objects in small groups.

Counting is probably the most important skill your child will learn at this age.

By the end of pre-k, they should be able to count to 10 reliably, and understand the 1:1 correspondence of numbers and objects, knowing that the last number they counted tells them how many objects they are counting.

As well as developing their number sense, they are beginning to understand the language of position, and can tell the relative position of objects using words like 'above', 'below', 'next to'.

At this stage, children should be allowed to explore and play as much as possible with different materials, shapes, puzzles, and get an idea of how they work.

When comparing objects, children can tell which object is bigger or smaller than another. They can tell when two objects are the same and when they are different.

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Preschool Math Worksheets

By the time children get to preschool, most of them will be able to count up to 10, and some of them may reach quite a bit higher.

However, what many of them will not be able to do is to count accurately, even small numbers up to 5.

They need to learn 1:1 correspondence and to have a system for counting where they count each object once and once only without missing any out.

The worksheets in this section will help them learn to match numbers up to 5 using pictures, numbers and words.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • count numbers up to 5;
  • identify numbers up to 5;
  • become familiar with numbers written in words up to 5;
  • match numbers up to 5 with pictures of objects.

We hope using these preschool math worksheets will get your child off to a great start in their journey through math.

Matching Numbers to 5

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Trace and Match Worksheets up to 5

Preschool Counting Worksheets to 5

The worksheets on this page involve counting numbers of objects up to 5.

The sheets are at a similar level of difficulty to those on this page.

Looking for some harder matching worksheets?

The kindergarten worksheets in this section cover matching numbers and objects up to 10.

There is a range of different matching activities to meet your needs.

Kindergarten Comparing Worksheets

Here is our selection of kindergarten comparing worksheets.

These worksheets will help your child to compare and start to order different things.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • understand the concept of biggest and smallest;
  • identify two things which are the same size.

These math worksheets preschool support Elementary Math benchmarks.

Counting One More & One Less Worksheets

After your child has learnt to count objects up to 10 and write their numbers, they are ready to start counting one more and one less.

The worksheets here will support your child in counting one more/one less than a number of quantity.

Most of the sheets focus on counting up to 10. There are also some worksheets that go up to 25.

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