An Outside Fall Math Recreation for Children


Get open air this fall and sneak in a little bit quantity enjoyable together with your little one.  Simply takes two objects… chalk and leaves to create this chalk quantity sport for fall.

Right here’s how one can play this quantity sport together with your preschooler.

chalk numbers outdoor fun with leaves

The climate hopefully is beginning to get a bit cooler the place you reside and also you’re having fun with fall walks together .  Considered one of our favourite issues to do is get out the chalk for sneaking in a little bit learning with sidewalk chalk .  Though had been in Florida  and it’s nonetheless a bit heat you possibly can start to see a couple of timber altering, together with our sycamore timber.  

Plus this math sport works with any sort of leaf fall and even recent and inexperienced.  Right here’s the best way to set issues up for this enjoyable chalk quantity sport with leaves.

Take a look at our Number Leaf Scavenger Hunt Game 

leaves for fall play with kids

Chalk Quantity Recreation with Leaves

Heres how we created a enjoyable Quantity Exercise with chalk.  You may make this a quantity recognition sport for youthful children or you would even flip it into an addition or subtraction exercise or for the oldest a multiplication sport.  The idea is to easily have arms on experiences with counting and objects from nature.  Right here’s what it is advisable to play.  

Supplies Wanted for Leaf Chalk Numbers 

Leaves Book for Kids with Sorting Tray

This week we’re that includes leaf actions for our Virtual Book Club for Kids.  So we learn the e book Leaves, Leaves, Leaves to get issues begins for this exercise.


chalk activity with leaves for kids

Instructions for Chalk Math Recreation

1. Go round your out of doors house to gather leaves.  This exercise may be completed any time of  yr but it surely’s particularly enjoyable to do when the leaves are starting to vary for fall.  Remember to discover all kinds of leaves, makes for extra curiosity plus you possibly can speak in regards to the shapes and colours of leaves as you’re amassing them for a vocabulary expertise in science.

Leaf Activity with Leaves for Kids

2. Write the numbers 0 to 10 on the sidewalk or driveway together with your little one.  For youthful ones who’re engaged on quantity writing abilities you possibly can create quantity playing cards that they an copy from.  

Or you possibly can write it frivolously on the sidewalk after which have them hint over with darker traces.  Actually concentrate on the correct strategy to kind the numbers as they’re writing.

Watch this video from Jack Hartman for a music about how to write numbers.

Study to write down Numbers together with your Preschooler

Making Numbers with Leaves

3. Add the leaves you’ve collected onto the chalk numbers to concentrate on how the quantity define appears for every quantity.  I’d encourage them to fill the the SAME path as how you’ll write the numbers.  Remind your little one high to backside.

*be aware my image doesn’t present this which made me notice it was vital as I wrote up the exercise.  In case your little one is simply studying this will make such a distinction of their quantity writing abilities.

Leaf Number Game for Kids

4. After you have all of the numbers written from 0 to 10, you’ve created a quantity line!  Now encourage your little one to depend their leaves and place them one after the other on the numbers as they depend out loud. That is useful for studying one to at least one correspondence and quantity recognition.

This quantity sport can work with acorns or pine cones.  You may even use shells, rocks or sticks to play too.  Have enjoyable open air operating round and exploring what’s taking place after which create a enjoyable quantity sport out of it with chalk.

In search of extra concepts like this math sport for teenagers?  GRAB A COPY of our new e book 100 Fun and Easy Learning Games for Kids!

For extra leaf themed actions go try our LEAF WEEK  for the Virtual Book Club for Kids.

Prepare for fall enjoyable by exploring 100+ Fall Activities for Kids!


Our names are Fareedah and Kamilah Amoo. We are seven and five year’s old sisters and live in Ontario, Canada, with our parents and little brother, Awad. We love writing stories, painting on canva, coding, reading books, and enjoying arts and crafts. Our goal is to motivate every child worldwide to read more books.

Related Posts



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected


Recent Stories