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I am a wife, a mother to 2 boys, and a Christian Kindergarten Teacher. Besides spending time with my family, I enjoy sewing, scrapbooking, quilting and creating innovative, hands on lessons for my students.

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Friday, September 7, 2012

Beginning Counting Activity, Apple Theme!

Pre-K children often come to school with the ability to rote count to 10 or 20 but most of the time they cannot connect the counting to the number. In order to facilitate this connection I taught a very simple lesson during group time on the carpet. I took my apple number and graphic cards and also found some basket cut outs. I lined the baskets on the carpet and placed the numbers 1-5 in order on the baskets. I then laid out the graphic cards out of order. I called on a few children to come count the apples and match them to the proper basket.
I then switched the numbers up and placed them out of order. This was a little more difficult but it showed me who knows their numbers and who doesn't. The little girl in the pictures below originally matched the 5 graphic with the number 4. I held her hand and helped her count. I then helped her find the correct card. Once I had taken her through this process she was able to do her next number without issue.
You can find these number cards and graphics in my TpT Apples, Apples Everywhere Math and Literacy Unit. Click the link below the picture to check it out!
Apples, Apples Everywhere Math and Literacy Unit

1 comment:

  1. This looks great! I clicked the link but it didn't deliver me to your store. Can you help me, please?

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