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Counting Birthday Candles Game

Counting Birthday Candles Game

Birthdays are SO exciting for little ones! Use their birthday to sneak in a little learning with this free Counting Birthday Candles Game. 

How to Play:

  1. Print the Counting Candles Game.
    Choose a number card, place it on the cupcake.
  2. Have your child add the corresponding number of candles to the cupcake.
  3. To up the excitement, we would then sing “Happy Birthday to Sophie” and let her blow out the candles before choosing another number card and playing again.
Counting Birthday Candles Printable Game

Other Ways to Play:

  • Place a certain number of candles on the cupcake and have your child count them and identify the correct number that goes along with it.
  • Use real candles instead of the printed candles.

Download the Counting Candles Birthday Game

Written by Alicia

Check out Alicia’s many other birthday themed toddler activities at Teacher Turned Momma.

JK Teacher

Tuesday 30th of October 2018

Thank you so much for this birthday candle activity! It was exactly what I was looking for. I also love that that the number font you used doesn't have a "fancy" number one. It's hard to find printable activities like that. :)


Wednesday 31st of October 2018

Awesome! Glad you were able to use it. =)

Adventures in Tot Schooling | Three Years Old

Wednesday 15th of July 2015

[…] This was the hit of the week! Munchkin LOVED picking a blue square and matching the correct number of candles to the top of the cupcake. She would put the candles on and ask me if she was right, so I always told her to count the candles again to check. By the end of the week, she was double checking by herself, and just needed help if she had too many candles. I found the printable here. […]