Dinosaurs Counting and Cardinality Activities for Preschool

If you are looking for Dinosaurs theme for Preschool and Kindergarten, you are going to LOVE these fun counting and cardinality activities. This set is filled with fun practical activities to help children work on counting and cardinality as well as basic number recognition and other skills.


Counting and Cardinality Activities with Dinosaurs

I’ll share with you how we are learning and playing with Dinosaurs 🦕! My kids love dinosaurs, which gives me an excellent opportunity to use them to create engaging and fun lessons.

Dinosaurs Number Sense Game


Subitizing game with Dinosaur’s eggs.

Subitizing is one of the building blocks of number sense. It means being able to see a quantity of items, and instantly knowing how many. Recognizing quantities without having to count is a great foundation to building number sense. When students have number sense, they understand how numbers work, the relationships between them, and are able to use the numbers in real-world situations.

Counting Cards with Dinosaurs


Dino – puzzles (1-10)

Dino – clothespins cards (0-10)

I try to use different activities to practice counting. And variations of Counting cards help me with it. They are suitable for:

  • Count to tell the number of objects;
  • Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities;
  • Сonnect counting to cardinality.

Counting Mats to count Dinosaurs

We use counting mats with magnetic numbers, or dry-erase marker, or numbers-cards. Provide manipulatives (dinosaurs) that feature number names and number quantities. 

By the way, children practice one-to-one correspondence when counting to 10;

This counting mat is an excellent tool for fine motor skills as well as counting.

Counting Dinosaurs with Lego Duplo


Dino – Lego Cards (1-10)

Represent the number of objects with the written numeral 1-10 and building small towers, counting each piece. I love this activity because my boys not just counting but also began to compare numbers with these lego towers.

Grab “Dinosaurs Counting & Cardinality” pack in my Teachers pay Teachers store – here

Visit my Library to find out other play-based activities for preschool and kindergarten.

“Dinosaurs Counting and Cardinality” pack is a part of  growing “Counting & Cardinality Bundle” with learning and playing activities for preschool and kindergarten.

More Math Pre-k and Kindergarten activities with Dinosaurs:

Number Sequences Activities with Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs Numbers sequence set will be great for your kids or students that are learning to recognize and order numerals 1-20 with dinosaurs 🦕🦖. Missing numbers, numbers before and after, clothespins activities – different tasks for fun and engaging learning! 


Compare Numbers with Dinosaurs

When children became more confident in counting – it’s time to introduce comparing. 
Fun and Engaging math comparing symbols made this process more organic.

Math hands-on centers with no-prep worksheets together make math lessons with dinosaurs more effective.


Grab the pack of activities in my Teachers Pay Teachers store,  or visit my Library to find out other joyful games and activities for preschool and kindergarten.

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