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20 Writing Numbers Worksheets for Kindergarten

I have put together a list of writing numbers worksheets for kindergarten students to help build upon early math skills. Whether your kids are getting ready for kindergarten, are attending full-day kindergarten, or need support before moving onto the next grade, these kindergarten math worksheets are great for extra practice.



Number Words

In kindergarten, the kids are expected to learn now to write number words 0-10. This is a different skill than number recognition and number formation. Instead of writing the digit number, kindergarten age children are expected to write “one” when asked to write the number word for 1, and so on. Some consider these to be a part of the kindergarten sight words. At the bottom of the post, I will add a link for more ways to practice sight words, and more free kindergarten worksheets.

Here are a few printable kindergarten worksheets to practice writing number words:

  • Making Words: Numbers 0-10 (free worksheets to practice building number words with cut and glue activities, writing skills, and drawing number sets)
  • Number Words Clip Cards (this activity combines fine motor skills with number word recognition)
  • Write the Room Numbers (Includes two skills: writing number words and counting sets of objects. Great as a math center or activity to do at home)
  • Dinosaur Number Writing (Includes tracing number words and other fun counting activities)



Missing Numbers

To conquer the skill of finding missing numbers, a kindergarten teacher will first spend a lot of time on rote counting. Rote counting is an important skill to lays the foundation for a solid number sense.

It’s important to know, rote counting is not the same as giving a quantity of objects, or identifying numbers.  Instead, this is an early childhood math skill where the kids learn to recite numbers in sequential order from memory.

Once the students know how to rote count and identify numbers, they begin to notice when numbers are missing in a set of sequential numbers. These Counting to 100 worksheets have 21 pages of “fill in the missing number” pages, plus more writing numbers worksheets for kindergarten.

Counting to 100 includes:

Write in one Missing Number on a 100’s chart. (21 worksheets)

* Write in multiple missing numbers on a 100’s chart. (1 worksheet)

* Write numbers 1-20. (1 worksheet)

* Trace numbers 1-50. (1 worksheet)

* Write numbers 1-50. (1 worksheet)

* Skip Count by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s. (3 worksheets)

* Quarterly Assessment – 4 spaces to record the date and how far

the student can rote count. Keep in a student folder or portfolio to

use each quarter to monitor progress. Great for RTI.

* Class Goal Sheet



Number Worksheets for Number Recognition and Ways to Count Objects

Kindergarten and first grade common core standards require the students to count objects and write numbers to 20 fluently. This is a skill practiced all throughout elementary grades.


Free Worksheets for Tracing Numbers and Number Formation

The following is a collection of free printable worksheets to get plenty of number writing practice. You will download the pdf file for each of the following number writing worksheets.


Before you go, here are a few blog posts you will enjoy:

10 Fun Activities to Practice Sight Words 

60 Free Printable Worksheets for PreK, Kinder, and 1st grade

25 Popular Nursery Rhymes for Kids


Writing Numbers Worksheets for Kindergarten