Sun Count and Clip Cards

This summer, you can use these sun count and clip cards to help your preschoolers practice counting and number recognition from 0-20.

Summer is a great time to add some hands-on learning fun to your daily preschool activities. Activities like these, counting clip cards, are so fun that kids won’t know you’re sneaking in some learning.

Combine fine motor skills with math practice (0-20), and your preschoolers can keep the learning going throughout the summer months. 

Sun Count and Clip Cards

Don’t miss these free preschool printables! They’re perfect for your summer lesson plans!

Today, I want to share a fun summer-themed math printable I created for you guys! You’ll need the following items to complete these activity pages: 

• printer (I have this one.)

• laminator (I have this one.)

• clothespins

To get started, just print out the pages and laminate them if you’d like. I prefer to print on cardstock, and then I laminate the pages for durability. This helps the cards hold up to continued use by busy little preschool hands. 

To use the cards, just cut them apart. There are a total of four per page. Mix them up, and have your child choose one.

Have your preschooler count the sun’s rays on each card. Then, have them use a mini-clothespin or paperclip to identify the correct number. 

To make this a self-checking activity, put a small sticker or dot on the back of the correct number so that they can turn the card over and check their work. 

Books About the Sun

As preschool teachers, we know how crucial it is to introduce our students to the wonders of the world around them.

This includes the brilliant star at the center of our solar system – the sun! To help you bring this topic to life in your classroom, we’ve compiled a list under “Books about the Sun.”

These engaging reads are perfect for preschoolers and are sure to enrich your lesson plans. Let’s dive into these illuminating books that promise to make learning about the sun a fun and interactive experience for your little learners!

I Am the Sun: A Book About the Sun for Kids (I Am Learning: Educational Series for Kids)I Am the Sun: A Book About the Sun for Kids (I Am Learning: Educational Series for Kids)Sun! One in a Billion (Our Universe, 2)Sun! One in a Billion (Our Universe, 2)The Sun Is Kind of a Big DealThe Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal


 I Am the Sun – Young children will learn about basic concepts of astronomy, how the sun got its start in space, and how it’s the glue that holds the solar system together. 

Sun, One in a Billion – Meet Sun: He’s a star! And not just any star―he’s one in a billion. He lights up our solar system and makes life possible.

The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal – This funny and factual picture book explains every part of the Sun’s big job: keeping our solar system together, giving Earth day and night, keeping us warm, and more.

Round Out Your Unit with These Activities

This bright, colorful seven-piece painted rock sunshine set makes a fun preschool puzzle as it’s simple and can be assembled in any order. Great tool for color recognition!

Kids will love learning about colors with this sun print. It’s a fun and bright learning tool, perfect for classrooms, playrooms and nurseries.

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