As the crisp autumn air rolls in and leaves begin to turn shades of red and gold, it’s the perfect time to engage your little ones in some fall-themed learning fun. Our set of Free Printable Apple Count and Clip Cards is the perfect addition to your maths centres and learning this autumn. Designed with adorable apple illustrations, these cards are designed to help toddlers and preschoolers learn to count and work on number recognition up to 5, all while refining their fine motor skills.
Apple Count and Clip Cards
Each of these charming apple count and clip cards features between 1 and 5 apples, accompanied by three different number options.
The task for your little learners? Simply choose the correct number and use a clothespin to clip it! This interactive element makes learning a hands-on experience that engages young minds in a playful way.
To help them out, why not use some apple counters like the little erasers we have used in the picture above? Your little one can count out and match the number of apples on the cards with their apple counters to find the number on the card.
Why use Count and Clip Cards?
Count and clip cards are a simple and fun way to work on number recognition. But, they are also valuable tools for fine motor skills.
Fine motor skills are crucial as they help work towards learning to write. There are lots of activities you can do that will support your little ones working on these muscles just like these count and clip cards.
How to Use Clip and Count Cards with Your Kids
Using these cards is so easy. Print them out, cut along the lines, and let the counting begin!
Here are a few tips to ensure a fun learning session:
- Encourage your child to say the number aloud as they clip it.
- Mix in some seasonal discussions about apples, fall, and colors for an extra layer of engagement. We have included red, green, and yellow apples on the cards
- Keep the sessions short and sweet to match young attention spans.
FREE Printable Count and Clip Cards
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Using the Apple Counting Cards in Autumn
Why not mix things up and add in more learning activities with your preschoolers and older toddlers this autumn with these fun ideas:
- Check out the fun apple activities for your preschoolers we have some fun ideas for learning beyond this simple counting activity.
- Why not bake some apple pies? This recipe is so simple to make and they taste delicious!
- Use some of the apples to get arty and have fun making apple prints with your little ones.
Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.