Welcome to the Math Salamanders Kindergarten Counting Games.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable Math Games to help your child
learn to count on and back, and also to help them learn their Math facts at kindergarten level.

Using games is a great way to learn Math facts and develop mental calculation skills in a fun and easy way.

Children will pick up a whole range of skills through playing games naturally and informally.

Encouraging your child to play math games and puzzles like sodoku and chess will also help develop their logical reasoning.

Using these math games below will help your child to develop their Math fact skills as well as their strategic thinking and memory skills.

Have fun using these free Kindergarten Counting Games...we hope you enjoy them!

Catch the Stars is a set of Math fact games which uses
dice rolls to make different numbers.

The aim of the game is to use the numbers on the dice to catch as many stars as possible.

For this game you will need one die, and some counters.

Catch the Stars 1-6

Grade: from pre-Kindergarten

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: matching the number on the die with the number on the board.

Number of players: 2-3.

Learning skills: matching the number on the die with the number on the board.

Get the Picture Game #1 is a simple matching game where you have to match the number of spots on a dice to a number from 1 to 6.

The aim of the game is to be the first person to complete your picture by collecting all the animals and objects that go with it. For this game you will need one dice and some counters.

Get the Picture Game #1

Grade: from pre-Kindergarten

Number of players: 2+.

Learning skills: matching the number on the die with the number on the board.

Number of players: 2+.

Learning skills: matching the number on the die with the number on the board.

Get the Picture Game #2 is a similar but slightly trickier version of Game #1. The numbers on two dice are added up, and the total has to be matched to a grouped interval on the board.

The aim of the game is to be the first person to complete your picture by collecting all the animals and objects that go with it. For this game you will need two dice and some counters.

Get the Picture Game #2

Grade: Kindergarten and up

Number of players: 2+.

Learning skills: adding the roll on 2 dice together; matching the number on the die with a grouped interval on the board.

Number of players: 2+.

Learning skills: adding the roll on 2 dice together; matching the number on the die with a grouped interval on the board.

Salamander Fish Out is a simple environmental game which involves
removing a certain number of 'fish' from the lake on each turn.

The aim of the game is to avoid being the player who fishes out
the last fish (so destroying the future fish stock for the lake).

Although this game is suitable from the age of kindergarten,
it is very good at developing strategic thinking skills in older children.

Salamander Fish Out Game

Grade: Grade: Kindergarten and up

Number of players: 2

Learning: Counting to 5, strategic thinking.

The Pit of Doom is a counting game for helping children familiarize themselves with numbers from 0 to 25.

The game should also help them understand about counting on and especially counting back.

Pit of Doom 0 to 25

Grade: Grade: Kindergarten and up

Number of players: 2

Learning: numbers to 25, counting on and back.

Race to the Moon is a Math game which develops addition
and subtraction of numbers up to a total of 10.

The aim of the game is to complete an unbroken path of counters
from the Earth to the Moon by working out the sums.

For this game you will need some counters.

Race to the Moon - Addition to 10

Grade: Grade: Kindergarten +

Number of players: 2.

Learning skills: - adding numbers to 10; strategy.

Race to the Moon - Subtraction to 10

Grade: Grade: Kindergarten +

Number of players: 2.

Learning skills: - subtracting numbers to 10; strategy.

Grade: Grade: Kindergarten +

Number of players: 2.

Learning skills: - adding and subtracting numbers to 10; strategy.

Trap the Spiders is a kindergarten counting game which involves trying to catch as many spiders as you can.

The aim of the game is to be the player who catches the most spiders.

You will need a dice to play this game.

Trap the Spiders

Grade: Kindergarten and upwards

Number of players: 1-4

Learning skills: counting the number of spots on a dice, counting the number of spiders trapped.

Race to 100 is a snakes-and-ladders type game where
you have to move along the board from 1 to 100.

There are lots of special squares which may mean
you get a penalty or a bonus depending on the color you land on.

Race to 100

Grade: Kindergarten and upwards

Number of players: 1-4

Learning skills: Counting up to 100, counting on and back up to 5 squares, learning how to use a 100 square.

If you are looking for some more challenging math games for kids, then why not try our selection of free math games for first graders?

Take a look at some more of our worksheets similar to these.

Here you will find our range of free printable Kindergarten Counting Worksheets.

The following worksheets involve using the basic skill of counting with numbers up to 25.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- count sets of objects up to 25;
- match numbers of objects with their values.

All the free Math Worksheets in this section are informed by the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Kindergarten.

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