Ideal to use in the classroom when learning how to use one-to-one correspondence to count small sets of objects.
Download and print the 3 worksheets. Students can use counters or small cubes to show a small set of objects. Demonstrate one-to-one correspondence when counting.
Show the children that the aliens have a different number of eyes, legs, and spots. Encourage them to shade in the eyes, legs, and spots or to use counters to assist with counting.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.
Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.
Playing with Words and Numbers in Early Education. Games, activities and teaching resources for lower years teachers.
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