These easy dot to dot printables are a great way to strengthen hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills in young learners. The number ranges from 1 to 10. This smaller number range allows for children to build their confidence and not be overwhelmed by too many numbers.
Connect the dots to reveal the hidden picture. The best part is that they turn into coloring pages when the dots are connected. Younger children will love these fun dot to dot puzzles. Such educational fun!
Most preschoolers will know what the picture will be when they connect the dots. They will shout it out and be proud that they’ve solved the mystery. That is ok! In fact, celebrate their discovery and challenge them to connect the dots to see if their guess is correct.
Included in this free pdf file of number dot to dots (bottom of the post):
Number of Dots: 10
Targeted Skills for these Educational Activities:
- number recognition
- counting skills
- number order
- fine motor skills
- hand-eye coordination
Pig Dot to Dot
Who can resist a farm animals dot to dot? This adorable pig will be a hit with your preschooler! This dot to dot is perfect to pair with the song “Old MacDonald”. Read the book “The Three Little Pigs” and then complete the dot to dot.
Dog Dot to Dot
All dog lovers will love this mystery animal dot to dot! Use this easy printable animal dot to dot to practice counting in a fun way. Use this worksheet with the book If You Give a Dog a Doughnut by Laura Numeroff.
A Cute Birthday Cake Dot to Dot
A cute dot to dot for a birthday party. Every preschooler is thrilled when it is their birthday and they enjoy birthday cake activities too. Add this to the list to challenge them.
Car Dot to Dot
Your little car, plane, and train lover will appreciate this simple preschool dot to dot. Pair this with the book If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen.
Princess Dot to Dot
A princess dot to dot for your fairy tale lover! This princess activity compliments any book or movie about princesses. Challenge the children to give the princess and tell you a story about an adventure with the princess.
These fun worksheets are a great addition to traveling or waiting at restaurants. Put them on a clipboard. Laminate them and use a dry erase marker to connect the dot numbers over and over again. It is great practice for counting and recognizing the order of numbers.
Strengthen Fine Motor Skills
Dot to dot pages give children the opportunity to gain control of the crayon and draw lines, both important steps in writing skills. It is an easy way to practice so many skills!
Older preschoolers may be ready for a dot to dot worksheet that includes dot to dots numbers 1-20. You can find those free printables at The Activity Mom. Challenge your students to a larger number free printable dot to dot.
Download and Print the Dot to Dots Worksheets
We hope these dot to dot activities are a favorite part of your preschooler’s day and that the printable worksheets make YOUR teaching day easier too!
More Ways to Strengthen Fine Motor Skills:
- thread beads onto pipe cleaners
- play with play doh
- cut and paste activities (printable)
- use paper punchers (shapes or hole puncher)
- use pipettes
- rip paper
- squeeze glue bottles
- clip clothes pins