7 Innovative Counting and Number Activities for Kindergarten

Are you looking for new, creative activities that can help your kindergarten students to build number sense and counting skills?

You are at the right place!

Technology is continuously developing. Educational practices cannot be left behind. Clips, sponges and crayons have been very useful in the past, but how about catching spaceships or running with Yetis as part of a Counting lesson?

Explore 7 innovative activities below for 4 math learning goals! They are specifically designed for the Kindergarten level and they require the minimum preparation.

You can ask your young students to:

  • Count objects that appear in two distinct sets of objects and identify which is greater or lesser
  • Count two different sets of objects that all appear in one group and identify which is greater or lesser
  • Practice with the associations between a number and the respective set/quantity of objects
  • Recognize which number (up to 10) is bigger than the other. You can either challenge them to compare two numbers or a number with a set of objects.

Give them these basic mathematical problems and ask them to pinpoint the correct solution. They will love doing it! With your guidance, they can play and learn in a stimulating environment.

1. Compare by counting (fewer/more) with Ponder Up!

Choose the bubble with the correct number of balls.
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2. Compare numbers with quantities with Ponder Up!

Choose the bubble with the correct numeral or number of objects.
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3. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-12 with Tikka Bubble!

Match the number with the dice correctly.
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4. Count objects (up to 10) with Over the Galaxy!

Collect the spaceships with the correct number of objects.
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5. Count on ten frames (up to 10) with Over the Galaxy!

Collect the spaceships with the correct number of objects on ten frames.
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6. Connect Number to Quantity in ten frames (up to 9) and Subitize with Over the Galaxy!

Recognize and collect the spaceships with the required number of objects.
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7.Compare two numbers (up to 10) - larger/smaller with Ponder Up!

Choose the bubble with the correct number.
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