# Patriotic Stars Counting Clip Cards

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As Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or any patriotic holiday draws near I like to be ready to pull out our most engaging red, white, and blue activities. Putting a seasonal twist on our learning activities makes them that much more exciting and fun for the kids. These free Patriotic Stars Counting Clip Cards are perfect to have on hand for any patriotic holiday, or any time you want to work on counting sets!

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## Patriotic Stars Counting Clip Cards

My kids absolutely love clothespin activities (we use them all year long!). I love that they not only build essential math and literacy skills, but develop fine motor skills as well with the pinching of clothespins.

To get these counting clip cards ready, I laminated them, cut them out, and placed them in a small basket with clothespins for a festive math center that I knew would be a hit!

## How to Use Counting Clip Cards

I first played this game with my small groups. We were working on building up their one-to-one correspondence and these clip cards were the perfect activity!

We each grabbed a card, counted up the stars, and then found the matching number. After deciding together if it was correct, we clipped the numbers with clothespins. We counted and clipped until we finished the whole set.

When I felt that my students understood the activity, I placed these counting clip cards in our math centers. This activity is now a favorite in our class that all the kids run to!

Ready to start counting stars? Grab your free set of these Patriotic Stars Counting Clip Cards by clicking the large, yellow download button at the very end of the post!

## More Patriotic Fun

Need some more patriotic activities and resources for your kids? Scroll down for some neat ideas from some awesome kid bloggers!

Kids in the Kitchen: Fun & Easy Patriotic Party Mix from Crafty Mama in ME

4th of July Children’s Books from The Jenny Evolution

Star Spangled Banner Buddy from Play Dough & Popsicles

Star A-Z Letter Recognition Worksheet from Something 2 Offer

4th of July Pom Pom Flag Activity from The Moments at Home

4th of July Word Search from The Kindergarten Connection

Patriotic Stars Counting Clip Cards from The Kindergarten Connection

July 4th Math Worksheet from iGameMom

5 DIY Rockets for Kids to Launch Outside from FrogMom

4th of July Coloring Pages from Year Round Homeschooling

July 4th Puzzle Pack from Embark on the Journey

DIY Water Table with Red, White, and Blue Activities from Living Montessori Now

July 4th Coloring Pages from Mrs. Karle’s Sight and Sound Reading

Kid-Made Patriotic Parfaits from Preschool Powol Packets

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