Number Counting and Tracing Book

Our free printable alphabet tracing roads have been a HUGE hit so I was excited to put together a follow up activity book that was all about numbers.

This freebie is a hands-on way to teach kids how to write and understand 0 to 10. Use it as a classroom math station, a homeschool activity or a busy bag. There are so many possibilities!!  For more alphabet fun, check out our Ultimate Preschool Activity Pack in our shop!

FREE Car counting and tracing cards. Such an awesome way to teach kids about numbers!!Making the Book

After printing the free number book (below) on cardstock, I cut apart the cards and slid them into a 4 x 6 photo album I’d picked up at the dollar store.

I inserted a number on the left side and a ten frame on the right. Then I picked out ten of the smallest cars I could find in my boys’ Matchbox car stash and called my 4.5 year old over to join me. {Smaller cars fit better on the ten frame.}

Number Tracing and Number Concept

Using the book is really straight forward – no complicated directions needed. Big Brother picked out a car and placed it next to the “GO” circle. Then he drove the car around the road, following the direction arrow as a guide.

Free Printable Number Tracing and Counting Book

Next, he grabbed a matching number of cars from the pile and drove them into the ten frame parking lot.

FREE Car Counting and Number Writing Book

I was a little nervous that the cars wouldn’t fit with the bigger numbers but they did. Whew!

FREE Printable Number Tracing and Counting Car Book

My son continued driving and parking his cars over and over again. Easy peasy. I was thrilled to see that the new activity book was a motivating way to help him practice number writing and number concept.

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  1. Jaimi@Thestayathomemomsurvivalguide

    This is a great idea and a helpful reaource. I look forward to sharing it and putting one together for my youngest two. Thanks for the inspiration!

    • Malia Hollowell

      Yay! I’m excited the number counting and tracing book is helpful, Jaimi!! I hope your youngest two love it as much as my kids do. 🙂

  2. Sherrie

    Thank you for such cute ideas! Most cute ideas are more “girl-friendly”. It is great to offer something the boys will get excited about!

  3. Valerie

    It’s me again. Oh my goodness to cute. I have the same question is it possible to get a black and white set to save on ink. I have six kiddos and this would be very expensive for me to print. You do amazing work thank you for sharing. Again if you can’t no worries I will figure something out.

  4. Aimee

    Thank you so much for sharing these Malia! I printed off the capital letter book and thought it would be great to have numbers, too-came back to your blog and voila! There it is!!! Can’t wait to get these printed today! I am using them for some of my kindergarten students as well as one for my son at home! Thank you so much again!!!
    Your blog has quickly become one of my favorites!!!
    Thank you again for sharing!!!

    • Malia Hollowell

      Hooray, Aimee!! I’m thrilled we had just what you were looking for on the site already. Thank you for taking the time to leave a note. Enjoy!!

  5. Nancy Wright


    I love the number tracing and counting book!!! As a CPS teacher, we have to teach certain units, and 1 of our units is roads. I was wondering if there is any way that I could get a copy of the full sheet numbers from 0-25? I would really appreciate it!!!!!

    • Malia Hollowell

      Hooray! I’m thrilled that you’re a fan of the number book, Nancy! I will add an expanded set to my to do list. 🙂

      • Nancy Wright

        Thank you soooo much!!!

  6. Amanda

    I can not download the book

    • Ashley

      Hi Amanda,
      Thanks for reaching out, I’m sorry you’re having trouble downloading – we never want that!
      Be sure you have the latest version of Adobe Reader Other, and that you are allowing pop ups from our site.
      Please check out our troubleshooting video HERE for help.
      Ashley // Happiness Ambassador

  7. Emily Nelson

    I’m unable to download the number tracing book. Any help?




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