Numbers and Letters Tree

Numeracy and literacy activity


Be-leaf it or not, this tree-mendous activity supports children’s fine motor, numeracy, and literacy skills using just a few simple materials!


  • Letter recognition
  • Alphabet sequencing
  • Number recognition
  • Counting
  • Fine motor practice

AGE: 2 – 5 Years Old

TIME: 10 Mins

CATEGORY: Numeracy, Literacy, Motor Skills


  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Tape/Glue


Prepare cut-outs of a tree trunk and at least ten leaves; number the leaves.
Have your child stick the cut-out of the tree trunk onto a piece of paper.
With your child, recite the numbers they see on each leaf, then have them order the leaves from smallest to largest on the tree.
Ask your child to paste the leaves onto the tree.
Repeat the activity again but this time use letters instead of numbers to reinforce children’s alphabet sequencing.


  • Use actual leaves to paste onto the paper tree trunk for an additional sensory twist!
  • This activity supports children’s development of cardinality and helps little ones to recognize numbers and letters too!
Book our expert, vetted educators to bring innovative and customized activities home!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: