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Counting Objects Hunt - Numbers 1-10

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 5 pages | Grades: PK - K

Use one-to-one correspondence skills to practice counting objects up through 10.

Practice Counting Objects With a Hands-On Game

Are you looking for a fun activity for your students to play while strengthening their counting skills? This Counting Objects Hunt will be a great hands-on addition to your math centers.

To play, each student will count the objects and cover them using red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple connecting cubes. Students can also use the interactive version and drag the corresponding cubes to the game board.

Through this activity, students will show they can use one-to-one correspondence skills to could a group of up to 10 objects.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your math lessons. 

In addition to individual student work time, use this counting activity to enhance learning through guided math groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students who need assistance understanding the concepts by providing a number line for the students to use.  Additionally, provide access to previous assignments, as well as posters and anchor charts for students to recall past lessons.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

For students who need a bit of a challenge, encourage them to identify a number that is one more or one less than their given number.

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or interactive Google Slides version of this resource. 

When using the interactive version, remember to use in “Edit Mode” rather than “Present Mode.”

Print on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access. 


This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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