St. Patrick’s Day Number Matching Game (free printable)

Free St. Patrick's Day Number Matching Game From 0-10

Top of the morning to you! With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, I decided to create a series of fun, free St. Patrick’s Day printables. This one is a St. Patrick’s Day number matching game.

It’s a cute, little math game to help your little ones develop their counting and number recognition skills.

Can your children help out the leprechaun by correctly finding and matching the amount of gold he is looking for on the other side of the rainbow?

You may also want to check out and download these other fun and free St. Patrick’s Day printables:

What Math Skills Can Your Children Learn And Practice?

St. Patrick's Day Number Matching and counting Game

When playing this number matching game, your children will have the chance to practice and develop some early math skills such as:

  • Counting skills – they’ll have to count the gold coins carefully to ensure they are finding the correct amount for the leprechaun
  • Number recognition – they’ll need to be able to recognize the numbers to match them up correctly (you may want to keep one set whole to use as flash cards for this)
  • One to one correspondence – this important skill (trickier than you may think) is the ability to only touch and count an object of a set once.

This St. Patrick’s Day activity will also give them a chance to practice their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination as they’ll have to pick up one half and place it inline with the other half to successfully help the leprechaun.

Related – to learn other ways to help strengthen your child’s mathematical mind why not check out 7 simple ways to develop preschool math skills.

How To Prepare This St. Patrick’s Day Number Matching Game

First you’re going to want to download the game by clicking on the image below:

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Once you’ve downloaded them, you’ll need to print them off onto paper or card.

Then, you can cut them out. If you print off two sets you can use one as a pre-teach flash card set and the other for the game.

Then cut them out around the border. There’s a line down the middle to show where you need to cut them in half.

Free St. Patrick's Day NUMBER MATCH Alternative

Once they’re all cut out, I’d strongly advise laminating them to keep them nice.

If you don’t have a laminator at home here’s an affordable and reliable one (definitely worth investing in if you plan to make a lot of printables!):

An affordable and reliable laminator

After that you’re all done!

Let your kids practice their math skills in a fun St. Patrick’s Day way!

I hope your children enjoy practicing counting with these – be sure to check back in for more educational and free printables.

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Until next time,

Let’s nurture those neurons!

If your little ones enjoyed these please share the love by sharing the post. And if you have any feedback or anything that you would like me to try to create give me a shout out in the comments below. Thanks!

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