ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: Counting Activities

Monday, September 21, 2009

Counting Activities

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Today's Math Monday will focus on COUNTING! We had so MANY fantastic submissions. If you don't find your link in this post watch for it in Counting Part 2.

Mama Jenn put together Q-Tip counting trays.

Put together a personalized counting book similar to Basia's at United Teaching.

Roots and Wings Co submitted a link full for suggestions for fun things to count.

A simple math grid game makes for quick and fun practice. Thanks Princess with a Half Price Tiara.

Adventures of a Flake put together a Muffin Tin Monday with a Counting Twist.

Turning Ordinary Into Extraordinary repurposed their ice cube trays to make them into counting manipulatives.

Children's Resources Galore featured a Friends to Ten resource for counting practice.

Michelle mentioned her cute If You Give a Moose a Muffin counting activity.

Miller Moments made counting fun for an active little one with the Number Hop.

Storytime and More put together a count and color notebook.

Michelle submitted counting 1-2-3 with Cookie Cutters.

Susana at Our Homeschool Adventures submitted this idea for counting and graphing Gummy Bears.

Her child also practiced by counting pom-poms.

KC at the Wonder Years shared the following lesson.
What can you do with math manipulatives?
Objective: To use math manipulatives in a variety of ways to illustrate mathematical concepts from counting, sorting, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Have fun counting!


  1. Great ideas today!!

    The link for KC at the wonder years doesn't work. : (

  2. I love how easy it is to teach things to children. This is a great post full of inspiration! Thanks for linking to my blog post about counting!


  3. Amazing stuff - just found your blog and LOVE it; hope to send you some the of my ideas but in the mean time i'll enjoy purusing yours...

  4. Thanks for all the links! We have a ton of math manipulatives and I'm always on the look out for new things to do with them!