10 Free Dot-To-Dot Worksheets and Printables

Finding simple and fun ways for young students to learn numbers and letters can feel like a challenge, but dot-to-dot worksheets are one of the best options! 

 

Typically, dot-to-dot activities give students the chance to complete a fun image, like a clown or an adorable animal. They find excitment from knowing what the image should look like in the end and even more satisfaction out of making that image come to life when they connect the dots. Most of these worksheets will ask students to draw short lines from one dot to the next, following consecutive numbers or letters, in order to finish the outline of the drawing. They are able to practice a new skill and finish off by coloring in the image! 

10 Free Dot-To-Dot Worksheets and Printables

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    Dot-To-Dot Witch

    When it's Halloween time, the Dot-to-Dot Witch worksheet is a go-to for thousands of teachers. Students will be asked to connect the dots from numbers one to 105, finishing off outline of the friendly-witch. This connect-the-dots activity is best suited for elementary students who are learning to count into the hundreds. 

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    Dot-to-Dot Christmas Tree

    Holiday-themed dot-to-dot printables are the best, and this one counts up to 35 as the lines string along the Christmas tree and complete the star on top. Students will love the festive photo and the chance to color in all of the ornaments once they've completed the counting activity. 

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    Dot-to-Dot Clown

    Perfect for the elementary-level, this Dot-to-Dot worksheet features a circus clown holding a ballon. Students will fill in the outline, starting at the number 1 and ending at 95. You can certainly use this worksheet during Halloween season while kids are thinking about dressing in costumes, but it's a fun warm-up activity year-round, as well. 

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    Dot-to-Dot Santa Claus

    If your students are learning to count upwards of 50, have them tackle this holiday-themed dot-to-dot activity. They'll complete a jolly Santa Claus head and have the chance to color him in when they are finished. Remember to have them connect the dots in order!

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    Trace the Dots Butterfly

     Are your students learning the alphabet for the first time? Having them complete this butterfly image by connecting the dots from A to Z is a perfect way to incorporate the creativity of coloring and the critical thinking of getting through the entire alphabet. Once they connect the dots, they can fill in the blank to answer that it's a butterfly and fill it in with their favorite colors!

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    Trace the Dots

    If you're students are focusing on handwriting this year, have them practice simple motor skills with this trace the dots worksheet! They will follow the dotted line from picture to picture to work on keeping a smooth, steady hand, which will help them as they learn to produce letters for the first time. Use this worksheet for early elementary students as a warm-up activity!

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    How to Train Your Dragon Bundle

    This dot-to-dot activity comes in a bundle of lesson plans and educational activities focused on the How To Train Your Dragon movie. These activities are great to have on hand when you have extra time in the classroom or need a quick warm-up activity. In addition to the connect-the-dots worksheets, you'll find tons of coloring pages, memory games, crafts, and bookmarks. 

  8. Fire Safety

    The Fire Safety Activity book is another bundle filled with fun and education activities for kids from five to nine years old. You'll find several connect-the-dot worksheets, as well as coloring pages, word searches, and fill in the blanks. It's produced by the United States Fire Administration, so it comes full of valuable safety lessons young ones will be able to understand and engage with. You'll feel satisfied knowing your students are having fun completing these worksheets, while also learning about the importance of fire safety!

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    Christmas Tree & Snowman

    This bundle pack comes with two dot-to-dot activities for wintertime. The festive tree is great for Christmas season, but teachers can take advantage of the snowman worksheet anytime throughout the colder months of the year. 

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    The British vs. the Americans

  11. This niche worksheet is great for pre-intermediate or intermediate learners. It takes a look at British and American verbiage and helps students better understand the differences between the kind of language each country uses. Students will match the British and American equivalents by connecting the words, and then they will connect the corresponding letters and dots to reveal a very famous and important American man!

Dot-to-dot activities are a timeless fun way to introduce a new subject to students, whether it be math, social studies, or English! You can use them as warm-up activities or ways to supplement your daily lesson plans. These worksheets cover multiple grade levels, from pre-school to middle school.

For more warm-up activities for young learners, check out these fun coloring worksheets

 

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