All aboard! Next stop, some fun math learning! This is an awesome train number ordering game (1-10) to add to your collection of math games and activities. Can your children use their knowledge of number sequencing to help the driver put the number carriages back in the correct order?
This math printable is great for some hands-on learning and even better for all those little train fans out there!
And this game is pretty easy to prepare (just print off and cut up) and can help your children develop those important number recognition and sequencing skills. I’ve also included the little carriage connectors so they can even get a good dose of fine motor practice in as well.
When your children are using this activity, you can encourage them by asking some questions, such as “what number is on the carriage you just added?” and “which number carriage do you think you’ll need next?” – or if they really know their number order “what are the next two carriages you’ll need?”
So why not grab this lovely little number game and help nurture their little mathematical minds?
If you’re looking for ways to also help improve your child’s counting skills you may also want to check out these cool printable counting activities.
What Skills Can Your Children Learn And Practice?
- Number recognition – the ability to recognize a number in its written form
- Number Sequencing – the ability to understand the sequence of numbers, and be able to put them in the correct order
- Fine motor skills – they will have to use a good pincer grip to pick up the carriage connectors and place them in the right place
- Hand-eye coordination – to ensure they can move and line up the pieces
How To Prepare This Train Number Ordering Game
This one’s pretty straight forward!
First you’re going to want to download the game by clicking on the button at the bottom of the page.
Once you’ve downloaded it, you’ll need to print it off onto paper or card.
Then you can cut out the engine and the carriages with the numbers 1-10. Then just lay all the pieces out on the table or floor and see if your little learners can put the train together in the correct order.
I’ve included the little carriage dividers which can be great for a bit of fine motor practice as they can be quite tricky to pick up and place where they want them to go.
I often laminate the pieces so that I can pull them out and use them again.
After that you’re all done!
Your children are ready to start developing their number recognition and ordering skills.