Teach preschoolers the skills necessary for learning how to count with this guided lesson. Kids learn one-to-one correspondence and how numerals relate to quantity. They also learn how to count out a given number of objects using both manipulatives and one-to-one correspondence. With scaffolded learning techniques that help kids build skills, as well as opportunites to practise these skills within a narrative, this lesson has counting covered.
This lesson includes 5 printable learning activities.
Counting at the Beach Song

Sing along and count seashells, crabs, and kites at the beach in this adorable maths song. Kids will love the sweet graphics, and educators will love how this animation addresses one-to-one correspondence in a visual, easy-to-understand way. This song helps kids make the leap from knowing number symbols to knowing the actual amount of items that the number represents.

Number Pictures MatchingPreschoolers will have the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of numbers 0-10, with this number pictures matching game. First, they will determine how many objects are in each box, and then assign the correct numeral. This maths game is a great way for children to practise their number sense skills and develop a better understanding of the relationship between numbers and quantities.
Counting Pizza PartyThere's no pizza party like a counting pizza party! In this maths game, students count the correct number of toppings and add them to the pizza to match the customer's order. When finished, they will ring the bell and hear the toppings counted aloud. Wacky toppings and fun characters make practising number sense engaging, especially for students in kindergarten and year one.
How Many Toys in the Chest?

Everybody knows how much fun it is to play with our favorite toys. But it's important to clean up too. Your child will help Floyd tidy up and put his toys back in the toy chest by listening for how many toys he wants to move at a time. Then she'll drag and drop the correct number of toys into Floyd's toy chest. This game is a good way to test your child's understanding of the relationship between numbers and quantities and it serves as a handy reminder that we should always pick up after ourselves.

Ski Race: Counting to 10

Is your kid ready to race? A number-filled ski race is sure to bring out her competitive side. As her chosen character zips down the mountain, she'll have to quickly identify the correct piles of snowballs to jump over. This extreme game is a fun way to test your kid's number knowledge and her ability to quickly associate number names with the quantities that the numbers represent.

The Curious Critter

There's a curious critter looking for cute little items all over the house, and he needs your kid's help! Your child can get involved in this charming interactive storybook by choosing the items that the curious critter should add to his collection. This game helps kids count based on hearing and reading the words that represent numbers, improving their number sense, a key part of kindergarten maths.

Counting Orders UpOrder up! Whip up some hamburgers, hot dogs, and tacos in this game that teaches kids to identify groups of items.

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