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# Space Skip Counting

Rocket ships, stars and planets, oh my! We love our Space themed activities! Is skip counting a skill you are currently working on with your class, or planning it soon? Use these Space Skip Counting printables for your students to work on counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s in small groups or math center!

*Pair with our Number Centers & Activities for Pre-K/Kindergarten!

## Space Skip Counting

These FREE printables are suitable for kindergarten or first grade. You can use in small groups, pair children up as partners or place in your math center.

We think it’s fun to provide star-shaped buttons or mini erasers! You might even simply use a marker to help the spaceship to the moon by skip counting in 2’s, 5’s or 10’s!

## Preparation

Print the free sheets in color. Choose which sheets you want to print for working on skip counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s. Or print all 3!

Laminate the printable sheets or use a dry-erase pocket so that you can re-use it. It will be a great independent activity for the Math center during your Space unit/theme!

## How to Use

Start counting at the spaceship and move your space-themed manipulative from one star to the next as you count until you reach the moon. This is similar to a Dot-to-Dot activity, but using skip counting instead!

Using small manipulatives helps those who are not that proficient in skip counting yet and might loose their place. It helps with tracking too!

Another hands-on idea is to pack the “path” with the star buttons/erasers! This option is super fun PLUS it also develops those fine motor muscles- picking up small items and placing them júst right!

## Small Group Play

Enlarge the printable and use large star stickers that are numbered the same as the printable.

Give the star stickers to the students to hold on to and count aloud as a group. The stars must then be placed on the right spot as the counting continue.

This develops concentration- having to listen and follow to the counting, and gives opportunity for the teacher to see which students need more practice.

### Grab FREE Printable

Are you ready to start practicing counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s with your students? Then click on the large, yellow DOWNLOAD HERE button below!

For more skip counting fun, hop on over to see our FREE Summer Counting by 2’s Activity!