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Touch Counting with Objects

Touch Counting with Objects

P.J. Auchterlonie | Caldwell Elementary | Wichita, Kansas In this activity, students use objects, or counters, to practice touch counting. They roll a die and then lay out that number of discs. They then touch each disc as they count the number aloud. Read Transcript...
A Fun Song to Practice Counting

A Fun Song to Practice Counting

P.J. Auchterlonie | Caldwell Elementary | Wichita, Kansas The teacher and students sing a song about five monkeys and count along with their fingers. They go from five monkeys to zero monkeys as they sing, making sure the number of fingers they are holding up matches...
Using Objects to Teach Counting

Using Objects to Teach Counting

Janet Houk | Minneha Elementary | Wichita, Kansas The teacher uses beans to demonstrate counting. As each bean is placed on the table, it is counted aloud. This shows the students the one to one relationship between the written number and the number of objects....
Moving from Counting Numbers to Writing Them

Moving from Counting Numbers to Writing Them

Neva Thiessen | Early Childhood Educator | Wichita, Kansas The teacher and students count a group of objects together, touching each one as they count aloud. The teacher then shows the written number that matches to the number of objects. Read Transcript Hi. I’m...
Teaching Odd and Even Numbers Using Beads

Teaching Odd and Even Numbers Using Beads

Debra Dennill | Wichita Collegiate School | Wichita, Kansas The teacher and students use written numbers and glass beads to practice counting from 1-10. The teacher then introduces the concept of odd and even numbers and then reviews them with the class. Read...
Mathematical Development in Young Children: Cardinality

Mathematical Development in Young Children: Cardinality

This video describes children’s recognition of total quantity (cardinality). It also provides examples of how early childhood professionals can both explicitly teach this skill and support its development through daily routines and play. This video is part of a series...
Mathematical Development in Young Children: Counting

Mathematical Development in Young Children: Counting

This video describes children’s understanding of quantity and their development of counting skills from rote to purposeful. It also provides examples of how early childhood professionals can both explicitly teach this skill and support its development through daily...