Preschool Math Worksheets (For Ages 3 to 5)

These math worksheets are designed specifically for preschoolers following a mix of national standards and primer math skill indicators. They are helpful for students usually of age three to five. Students at this level are preparing for Kindergarten. Kindergarten teachers look for the introductory math skills of being able to count to 10 and following verbal directions properly. These sheets should help you achieve this with your child. You can find skill and topic based worksheets by simply visiting our math worksheets area.


Core Skills

  • Meeting Pictographs - We introduce visual graphing skills. This is an introductory worksheet for picture graphs. They are often referred to as Pictographs in most learning standards.
  • The Shape Estimation Break Dance Party - Estimate and then count the shapes. First estimate how many of each kind of shape there is, then go ahead and count it; to see how close you were.
  • Secret Riddle Code - Works on reading data tables. A really great practice set to get students some heavy practice on reading and understanding data tables.
  • Shading Equals - Fractions and symmetry skills in one. These seemingly simple sheet covers a lot of key skills and introduces new ones too. Color all the shapes that have equal parts (symmetry).
  • Understanding Basic Patterns - We go over simple patterns. There are 3 version of this one in this pack for you.
  • Which Critter Doesn't Belong? - A nice set of patterns and sorting. Find the odd animal out. This might give some students some trouble due to some similarities they share.

Counting, Addition, Subtraction

  • Counting as Addition - Count the animals to add them up. We work our way toward adding by counting to get there.
  • Counting Groups - This is a huge one 16 sheets in all. There are 16 printable pages and 8 version of this one for plenty of practice. You can circle or color the number you need.
  • Cross Out Subtraction - Visual subtraction to get them started. We hope to get students in the habit of crossing out visuals until they have their math facts down pat.
  • Match the Numbers to Tallies - Draw from the tally marks to the integer. Students match integers to their tally counts. This skill comes up a great deal on assessments.
  • Matching to 5 Animals - We work on the integers 1 to 5. Match the starfish sets to the numbers that they represent.
  • Before, After, Between - We work on numbers and their position in a sequence. This sheet works on sequencing and the directional counting of integers.

Comparisons and Measurement

  • Following Directions: Which Is Bigger? - Decide which of the shapes are the biggest. Students need to read this one carefully to make sure they complete it correctly.
  • Large Versus Small - Compare and read the directions. Compare the size of the items and then following the directions based on that information.
  • Longer and Heavier - We work on length and mass. Students have to think on their feet and increase the length of a line and determine relative weight in a set.
  • Missing Counting Sequences to 20 - Fill in the blank counts. Complete the missing numbers as you count to 20.
  • Which Has Less? - Another comparison sheet. Students compare full sets of items, in this case a couple of cute little friends.

Trace and Color Numbers

  • The Number 1 - A quick workout with your number 1. Parachute? What are they talk about? Did you know that world wide hot air balloons are referred to as a "Basket Parachute".
  • The Number 2 - I only have two things to say. 2 clowns in the box. Get some practice out with your twos.
  • The Number 3 - 3 turtle traces. Aren't these some of the cutest turtles? Work with our fading threes.
  • The Number 4 - Dolphins are always fun. Four dolphins are hamming it up for you. Enjoy. Trace the numbers.
  • The Number 5 - Butterflies flutter about. Five flapping butterflies. That line should be part of a Spring song, shouldn't it?