This fun and easy math activity is perfect for developing early numeracy skills for kids. It’s great for practicing number recognition, subitising, 1:1 correspondence and even fine motor skills. Best of all, you will only need a few easy to find materials to put one of these cute caterpillars together.
If you don’t have time to make your own number caterpillar you can scroll down for your own FREE printable worksheet. It will save you heaps of time and will be just as fun to make.
This is what you will need
White computer paper
Colored construction paper
Black marker pen or sticker dots
This is what you will need to do:
1. Trace white circles and use your marker pen to add number groups to each circle. Then arrange on a piece of paper to resemble a caterpillar.
2. Cut a second group of circles from colored construction paper and label with numbers using your black marker pen.
3. Match your colored circles to the white circles to make a colored caterpillar.
Here is your free printable version of this activity. It’s very cute!