Spider Counting

Spiders aren’t spooky when they’re featured on these spider counting cards. In fact, they’ll help preschoolers count to ten!

If you’re looking for an activity to help preschoolers practice counting and number recognition to ten, don’t miss these counting worksheets.

This set of math printables is perfect for your spider activities or Halloween preschool activities.

Add these free preschool printables to your upcoming math activities in the weeks leading up to Halloween.

Spider Counting

Counting and number recognition are important foundational math skills for preschoolers to learn.

When you provide your little ones with opportunities to hone these skills, you’re building a foundation for success as the progress to higher level math through their academic years.

These no-prep counting worksheets are perfect for the coming weeks as we head into autumn and gear up for Halloween.

Preschool Counting Worksheets

These math worksheets are designed for use with preschool and kindergarten kiddos. They can be used with slightly older kids who need a little extra reinforcement, as well.

Kids will practice number recognition, one-to-one correspondence, and counting from one to ten with a variety of activities in this five-page pack.

Because they don’t require any prep work, they’re great for use in both classroom and homeschool use. You can use them for morning work, math instruction, and/or math centers with your kids ages 3-6.

What’s Included in the Pack?

Read and count – Students will read and follow the directions in each box to color the spiders on the web. Each set includes ten spiders, and kids are instructed to color a specific number of spiders in each one. There are two pages like this.

Count and dot – Kids will count the spiders in each set and identify the corresponding number. There are three pages like this. This is a great way to practice counting and number recognition.

Spider Activities for Preschoolers

Are you looking for more printables and activities for your spider preschool theme? If so, check out these posts here on Homeschool Preschool:

• This Itsy Bitsy Spider printable is perfect for preschoolers! Focus on the letter Ss and learn about the life cycle of a spider. 

• Recycle an old bottle cap to make this fun spider craft for preschoolers. It’s perfect for Halloween and for your bug activities.

• Practice counting to ten with this “Counting Spooky Spider Eyes” hands-on spider math activity. Perfect for preschool Halloween and spider units.


Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about spiders. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

Aaaarrgghh! Spider!SpidersThere Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider


Aaaarrgghh! Spider! – Don’t let this lonely spider frighten you! She just wants to be a family pet—and she thinks she would make a better pet than the typical dog or cat. But every time this clever spider tries to impress her chosen family, she scares them instead, until the day she unwittingly enchants them.

Spiders – From tiny baby spiderlings to large tarantulas, nonfiction master Gail Gibbons’ introduction to these intriguing arachnids reminds us that even when they look scary, most spiders are harmless—and even helpful! 

There Was an Old Mummy Who Swallowed a Spider – As the old mummy makes his way across a graveyard and through a haunted castle, he swallows all kinds of creepy things. From a rat to witches’ brew, and a crow to a spooky ghost, this mummy keeps swallowing and swallowing…until finally there’s a knock on the door.


If you’re kids actually enjoy spiders, they will love these realistic plastic spiders from Valefor! There are five spiders included in the pack. 

Add some fun to your dress up box when you include a spider mask. It’s perfect for Halloween or any day. Kids will love wearing it as they act out their favorite spider stories. 

As you begin gearing up for your Halloween celebrations, let your kids help you make this awesome Spider Cake! It’s so cute!

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Fall is the best time of year to study spiders. This spider life cycle for kids bundle features 19 hands-on activities for preschoolers! Add one or more of these Itsy Bitsy Spider crafts for preschoolers to your upcoming nursery rhyme activities! They're also great for your spider unit study. 

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