A fun, hands-on game for children to play when learning to count.
Use this teaching resource with children prior to starting school.
This alien themed counting game encourages children to identify the numbers 1 to 6 and develop their counting skills.
To play the game:
- Provide each child with a spaceship and set of alien cards.
- Roll a die, identify the number, then count out the corresponding amount of aliens.
- Place the correct number of aliens into the spaceship.
- For a challenge, at the end, count the total number of aliens in the spaceship.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
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