Space Theme Skip Counting Strips

Space has always been a favorite theme for us. We love doing activities with it all the time!

I love that space is a theme you can sneak in all year long and kids have fun with it. I have a fun new skip counting strips for kids to learn with!

Free Space Theme Skip Counting Strips - 6 strips for each number from 1 to 12 with skip counting forward and backward - 3Dinosaurs.com #skipcounting #freeprintable

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These printables work on skip counting from 1 to 12. Each strip skip counting has forward or backward. This makes counting a lot more fun for the kids.

You can see examples of the rockets here counting forward. The numbers start at different points. I have laminated our cards so that we can use dry erase markers on them.

Free Space Theme Skip Counting Strips - 6 strips for each number from 1 to 12 with skip counting forward and backward - 3Dinosaurs.com #skipcounting #freeprintable

The planets count backward. This allows them to change up their counting. You have two starting numbers to help figure out the pattern and 3 more to fill in.

Free Space Theme Skip Counting Strips - 6 strips for each number from 1 to 12 with skip counting forward and backward - 3Dinosaurs.com #skipcounting #freeprintable

How we use the Space Skip Counting Strips

These are really simple to use. I like to keep all the numbers together. So I put them on rings so my girls can go through them easier. Plus they are so much easier to store on the ring. You can then pull out the ring they need to work on.

Free Space Theme Skip Counting Strips - 6 strips for each number from 1 to 12 with skip counting forward and backward - 3Dinosaurs.com #skipcounting #freeprintable

You can have them point to each number on the skip counting strip as before they get the writing part. If they need help you can always pull ou the skip counting bookmarks to help.

Free Space Theme Skip Counting Strips - 6 strips for each number from 1 to 12 with skip counting forward and backward - 3Dinosaurs.com #skipcounting #freeprintable

Then you have them write out the missing numbers. The rockets go forward and the planets go backward. We have had a blast doing these this summer. Plus they are great to use all year long.

Free Space Theme Skip Counting Strips - 6 strips for each number from 1 to 12 with skip counting forward and backward - 3Dinosaurs.com #skipcounting #freeprintable


What is in the Space Theme Skip Counting Strips

  • Skip counting numbers 1 to 12
  • 6 skip counting strips for each number
  • Skip counting forward on rockets and backwards on planets
  • 18 pages of printable
Free Space Theme Skip Counting Strips - skip counting from 1 to 12 with forward and backwards - 3Dinosaurs.com

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About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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