Learning to count aloud is one thing, but we know that counting objects with one-to-one correspondence, understanding quantity, subitizing, and matching sets to numbers is quite another! In fact, a LOT goes into counting. Kids need practice with counting to gain confidence and build a solid foundation for future math skills. Why not make that practice fun with ready for you, hands-on counting activities and math centers?
Practice counting from 0-20 with these 16 different centers created specifically for Pre-K and Kindergarten students! Grab the counting activities on their own in our Teachers Pay Teachers shop, or in our HUGE pack of Print and Play Centers!
Counting Games Kids Love!
This pack of print and play counting centers is perfect for teaching early numeracy skills in an engaging way – and they are prepped for you!
Have fun with print and play centers that get kids reading numbers and counting, like “Frog on a Log.”
Build fine motor skills when you count while adding in tools like clothespins when you play games like “gum ball drop.”
Watch your students enjoy centers that have fun themes and are games they WANT to play, like “Give the Dog a Bone.”
Just add manipulatives to the variety of fun counting cards (up to 20) to work on one-to-one correspondence (and picking up the small items is great for building up those writing muscles!)
Not only that, but choose your counting cards too! Most come with 2 levels of play – one set for matching (great for beginner counters) and another for straight counting.
Work with 10 and 20 frames, and be able to differentiate for your students by choosing between the “beginner” counting cards or the regular cards (not filled in for them to match).
Keep using those fun tools and manipulatives for more counting fun, like adding “scoops” to ice cream cones!
Sort numbers to 20 on the table or in a pocket chart (they fit great) by looking at the variety of ways to make a number.
Have fun putting together number puzzles by counting, using ten frames, twenty frames, and reading numerals.
Or, remove the middle piece and just have a 10 or 20 frame puzzle!
Keep those clothespins out and use them with these sets of clip cards!
Just add unifix cubes and you have a fun center ready to go with “Stack It.”
Dice and crayons make the perfect pair for this beginner addition game (comes in a simple counting version too) of “Balloon Pop!”
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Read to help your kids ROCK counting sets to 20?