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In this kindergarten pirate theme math center, students will use the number line to 20 to figure out one more and one less of the number shown. This free printable will help your students with both number order and number writing. It’s perfect for some counting practice this summer!
Other Printable Pirate Centers and Worksheets
1) Pirate Themed Literacy and Math Centers – This pack of 10 activities will teach your preschooler or kindergartener various early math and literacy skills like counting up the coins, tracing lines to the X spot and more.
2) Pirate Alphabet Playdough Mats – Literacy and fine motor skills are developed with these colorful playdough letter mats that your students will surely treasure.
One More or One Less Setup
For this activity you will need:
Optional: laminator and dry erase markers
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Using a Number Line to 20
Print out the pages according to the size you would like – don’t forget to adjust your printer settings! I suggest to laminate them for repeated use.
Your students will look at the number shown that the pirate is holding and then write in the number that is one less and one more than it. Each card has a number line to 20 to help them if needed.
This free math printable would make a great individual math center or game for early finishers.
You can grab the Boom task cards version here to make your kindergarten pirate theme math center a digital one instead.
Looking for more pirate themed centers?
If you like this, then you’ll love my 10 Pirate Themed Literacy and Math Centers. These easy-prep games will teach your preschooler or kindergartener various early math and literacy skills like counting up the coins, tracing lines to the X spot, and more.
1) Finding Pirate Treasure – Pick a letter card and find it on the recording sheet. Color in the correct letter until all letters have been found. This would be a fun game to combine with a sensory bin or as a treasure hunt around the room.
2) Playdough Alphabet Mats – Pirate-themed mats for forming the letters while working on fine motor strengthening.
3) Pirate Alphabet Matching – Pair up the upper and lowercase letters.
4) Pirate Finds the X – 15 different tracing patterns for pre-writing practice.
5) Colorful Jewel Match – Flip over the cards 2 at a time to try to match up the gems by color.
6) Pirate Ten Frame Counting Mats – Use these with some gold coin tokens, pompoms, etc to work on one to one correspondence and ten frames.
7) Counting Up The Treasure – Count the number of coins and then place a clip at the correct number from 1-20.
8) Emotions Playdough Mats – Blank mats for children to design with playdough (or even drawing with dry erase markers). Emotion word cards are provided for inspiration.
9) Parrot Patterns – In this activity, kids will complete the color patterns that include ABAB, AABAAB and ABCABC.
10) Pirate Simple Sums – 12 Addition and 12 subtraction cards are provided for this activity as well as a recording sheet for the answers.
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