Count & Create Shapes Maker Mat Activities

Count & Create Shapes Maker Mat Activities

$3.50

Shapes, Counting skills, and an open-ended creative activity rolled into one. Preschool STEAM. Kids select cards to determine how many shapes to add to their maker mats. They can then find the matching shapes, count them, and make a creation with the shapes. Perfect for your math centers or math workstations, fine motor centers, or art center or maker space. Use as an independent or small group activity. Cards for 10 different have been provided (1-20) to give you a great deal of flexibility. Add playdough for a 3-dimensional design twist. Plus, ideas for fine motor activities are included.

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Shapes, Counting skills, and an open-ended creative activity rolled into one. Preschool STEAM. Kids select cards to determine how many shapes to add to their maker mats. They can then find the matching shapes, count them, and make a creation with the shapes. Perfect for your math centers or math workstations, fine motor centers, or art center or maker space. Use as an independent or small group activity. Cards for 10 different have been provided (1-20) to give you a great deal of flexibility. Add playdough for a 3-dimensional design twist. Plus, ideas for fine motor activities are included.

This resource is part of the Maker Mat Bundle.  If you purchase the money-saving bundle, you do not need to purchase this resource.

*Please note that this is a digital product.  You will be able to download the ZIP file with the PDF documents upon your purchase.  Nothing will be shipped to you.  Due to the nature of digital downloads, your purchase is not refundable.


The set includes the following:

  • full page maker mats (5 colors and b&w)
  • 1-20 numbered shape cards (in full color and b&w)
  • Printable shapes
**All printables include full color and black and white options.

The following shape cards and printable shapes are included:
  • circle
  • square
  • rectangle
  • oval
  • heart
  • star
  • pentagon
  • hexagon
  • crescent
  • diamond or rhombus
You may use foam shapes, plastic shapes, or shape buttons with this activity. If you don't have any shape manipulatives, you can use the printable shapes provided with the activity.
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