Number Concepts

Understand numbers, ways of representing numbers and relationships between numbers and numerals

Compare Numbers of Objects

Count by Rote Counting Stories

Begin to Count Objects

 

Begin to Recognize Numerals

 

 

Louisiana Pre-K Content Standard: PK-CM-N1 Compare numbers of objects
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Compare objects in groups such as: shoes which tie and do not tie

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Compare number of boys to girls

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Compare unifix towers to each other

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Begin to use names of numbers in play such as: “I need two more blocks.”

Activity

URL

Description

 

WHICH IS MORE?

 

COUNTING by Cynthia Lanius web site with counting activities in English and Spanish

123 MATCH

http://alfy.com/Brain_Train/Math/quest1.asp

Count objects in top row and then match to same number in box below.

NUMBERS:  FINDING GROUPS OF THINGS FROM 1-10

http://www.kidport.com/GradeK/Math/NumberSense/MathKNumbers.htm

Kidport: Presents a number from 1 to 10 along with a group of objects.  Users must click on the object groups that match the given number.

SAME OR DIFFERENT

http://www.kidport.com/GradeK/Math/MeasureGeo/MathK_Same.htm

Kidport: Compare numbers of images i.e. two smiley faces, four frogs

 

THE PUMPKIN PATCH

 

http://www.meddybemps.com/halloween/pumpkin03.html

Chateau Meddybemps:

Interactive Pumpkin Patch Created by Suzanne Muse

Count or compare pumpkins by color, size or facial expressions

MIFFY AND FRIENDS: WHO HAS MORE?

http://www.noggin.com/games/miffy/more/

Noggin:  Who Has More graphically presents a number of objects to count and compare. Requires speakers to hear the narrator provide instructions to the user.

COUNT US IN GAME 1: SHEEP COUNTING

http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/games/game1.htm

Learn online Count Us In games are "designed to help children understand basic concepts in mathematics."

Game 1 Objective: "The player has to move the sheep from left to right until there are the same number of sheep in each paddock."

"There are lots of different ways the player can do this, over and over again."

WHAT COLOR?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/snapdragon/yesflash/how-many-plus-1.htm

Snapdragon Game:  Count how many objects/animals are a given color then match to the correct number (three numbers displayed).

 

Louisiana Pre-K Content Standard: PK-CM-N3 Count by rote
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Examples:
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Sing counting songs

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Count in rhymes, fingerplays, poems, stories, etc.

Activity

URL

Description

LET’S COUNT SLIDE SHOW

Cynthia Lanius's Slide show counts numbers 1-10 with number words in English and Spanish

ONE LITTLE BALL

http://www.primarygames.com/storybooks/counting/start.htm

On-line Story by Susan Beasley Introduce numbers 1 through 5  

FIVE LITTLE BABIES

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/babystory.asp?themeid=7

 

Pre-School Library (created by PLCMC) On-line Story:  Introduce numbers 1 through 5

SIX LITTLE TEDDY BEARS

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/6teddys.asp?themeid=2

Pre-School Library (created by PLCMC) On-line Story: Introduce numbers 1 through 6

FIVE HUNGRY CROCODILES

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/6teddys.asp?themeid=2

Pre-School Library (created by PLCMC) Interactive On-line Story: Introduction of numbers 1 through 6
THE COUNTING STORY

http://www.magickeys.com/books/count/index.html

A story by Rolando Merino for his son Timmy:  Numbers 1 through 11

Count the Wheels

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/countthewheels.asp

Pre-School Library (created by PLCMC) Interactive On-line Story Count the wheels in each picture.

Even and Odd

http://www.primarygames.com/storybooks/even_odd/start.htm

On-line story by Susan Beasley.  Introduces even and odd.

ten little snowmen

http://www.starfall.com/n/holiday/snowman/load.htm?f

Starfall.com: It's fun to read includes this counting story.  After decorating the snowman the story plays (ten little Indians rhythm).

ENGINE NINE, PARTY LINE

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/enginenine.asp

Pre-School Library (created by PLCMC) On-line Story:  Introduce/reinforce the number nine.

 

Louisiana Pre-K Content Standard: PK-CM-N4 Begin to count objects
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Examples:
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Count manipulatives

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Count days on the calendar

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Count children to line up for fieldtrip

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Count the number of children present each day

Activity

URL

Description

Numbers:

Level 1

Level 2

http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm#

Literacy Center.Net (The Early Childhood Education Network)  web site provides activities in English, Spanish, French, and Dutch.  Click on "Numbers" and a new window opens to seven levels. 

Level 1 introduces numerals 1-10 with objects. 

Level 2 presents a numeral, 1-10, and a group of objects.  Requires the user to click an up or down arrow to match the number of objects with the given numeral.

Number of the Day

http://pbskids.org/sesame/number/index.html

Count with Sesame Street's "The Count" on the PBS Kids "Number of the Day" has students count with "The Count".  Displays a number of objects and user clicks on each object to count them.
Number Train

http://www.learningplanet.com/act/numbertrain/index.asp

Learning Planet's counting train.  Count 1-10 by connecting cars to the train engine.  As each car is added a narrator counts.  Once all cars are connected the user can click on any number, a box opens above the train to display the same number of objects.
Let's Count!

 

http://www.jayzeebear.com/math/counting/index.html

Click on a number 1-10, that number of animals is displayed on the screen.  Now count the animals.
Count THE BANANAS

http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/monkey.asp?themeid=1

Interactive On-line Activity created by PLCMC.  Users interact with the story and count the number of bananas Champ, the monkey, eats.

Fishy Count

http://www.primarygames.com/math/fishycount/index.htm

Primary Games presents a number of fish, three numbers to select and poses the question "How Many Fish?".  The user must count the fish and then click on the corresponding number.  If correct the number is displayed and a new group of fish are presented.

Let’s Count Animals

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/counting/count2.html

Cynthia Lanius presents two sets of animals.  Count the number in each box then check your answer.  Great for whole class instruction!

Let’s Count Again!

http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/counting/count3.html

Cynthia Lanius:  Continuation of the Let's Count Animals activity.  Presents three boxes containing different objects to be counted.  Great for whole class instruction!

How Many?

http://www.kidport.com/GradeK/Math/NumberSense/MathK_HowMany.htm

Kidport site requires the user to click on a number that is equal to the number of displayed shapes.

Weebit Cuckoo’s Automatic Fish Counter

http://www.meddybemps.com/deepblue/count01.html

Chateau Meddybemps Weebit Cuckoo's Automatic Fish Counter contains two levels:  Easy counting and more difficult counting.  In easy counting users count the number of fish and then check their answer by the pointer over the black box.  Great for whole class instruction!
Bj's counting game

http://www.hitentertainment.com/barney/flash_mx/sites/?c=us

Count baby chicks with BJ.

COUNTING ON A CLOUD

http://games.funschool.com/game.php?g=1643&s=1&category=0&level=1

Teaches the 1-2-3s using pictures, numbers, and sounds. Contains two skill levels.

NUMBER MATCHING

http://games.funschool.com/game.php?g=1127&s=1&category=0&level=1#desc

 

Presents varying groups of objects.  Users must count the number of objects and match the correct number to them.

 

BUNNY COUNT

 

 

http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/cnt.cgi?A1=s&A2=0&A9=0

 

Count the number of bunnies given. Two groups of characters are presented on the right.  Click on the group that contains the same amount as the bunnies.

HOW MANY …?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/snapdragon/yesflash/how-many-1.htm

The BBC's Snapdragon presents the question "How many ...?"  A number of animals/objects are presented requiring the user to select the correct number of them displayed.  Verbal reinforcement is provided if correct answer selected.  Counting 1-10 objects.
Count Your Chickens

http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/cyc/index.asp

Learning Planet:  Count the number of animals.  Click on one of three numbers that equal the number of animals.
COUNTING TO 10

http://www.kidport.com/GradeK/Math/MeasureGeo/MathK_Same.htm

TotCity site teaches counting numbers in relation to objects.
COUNT US IN GAME 3: COUNTING

http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/games/game3.htm

Learn online Count Us In games are "designed to help children understand basic concepts in mathematics."

Game 3 Objective: "The player has to count the objects on the screen, then enter the number in either numerical and/or in word format."

"The objects are randomly placed on the screen and randomly chosen, so the game can be played over and over again."

WHAT COLOR?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/snapdragon/yesflash/how-many-plus-1.htm

Snapdragon Game:  Count how many objects/animals are a given color then match to the correct number (three numbers displayed).
COUNTING CHEESE WITH MURRY

http://www.paulysplayhouse.com/paulys_playhouse/games/counting.html

Pauly's Playhouse.com:  Learn to count from 0-10.  Click on the number, a slice of cheese is displayed with the number, and Murry says the number word.

 

Louisiana Pre-K Content Standard: PK-CM-N5 Begin to recognize numerals
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Identify some numerals in their environment

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Discriminate between letters and numerals by sorting

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Play number games

Activity

URL

Description

BUNNY COUNT

http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/cnt.cgi?A1=s&A2=0&A9=1

Count the number of bunnies displayed. Two numbers are given on the right.  Click on the number that matches the number of bunnies.
Count Your Chickens

http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/cyc/index.asp

Learning Planet:  Count the number of chickens.  Click on one of three numbers that equal the number of chickens.

FILL IN THE MISSING NUMBERS from 1 to 10

http://www.kidport.com/GradeK/Math/NumberSense/MathK_Sequence.htm Kidport site gives two numbers and   requires the user to enter the missing number.

ROLIE POLIE OLIE:  CONNECT THE DOTS

http://disney.go.com/disneychannel/playhouse/rpo/rpo_cnkdot.html

Disney Online: Connect the numbered dots to create an image.  As user connects the dots the number is said aloud.  If connect incorrectly a visual prompt for the correct number is given.  Positive feedback given when all dots are correctly connected.
Numbers: Level 3

http://www.literacycenter.net/lessonview_en.htm#

Literacy Center.Net (The Early Childhood Education Network)  web site provides activities in English, Spanish, French, and Dutch.  Click on "Numbers" and a new window opens to seven levels. 

Level 3:  Memory Game – Click to uncover/match a number to its number word.

CONNECT THE NUMBERS

http://games.funschool.com/game.php?g=1039&s=1&category=0&level=1

FunSchool:  Connect a sequence of numbers to make a picture (number, number word).

WHAT’S MY NUMBER?

http://www.charlottebear.co.uk/games/education.htm#

http://www.riverdeep.net/products/downloads/play_online.jhtml;$sessionid$HSLXGKZISQFNOCQKZABCFEQKBLEACI5G

A RiverDeep online activity sample from a CD.  Given a number the user must match with that amount of objects.
IDENTIFYING NUMERALS

http://www.quia.com/mc/65757.html

Quia:  Three activities created by Elizabeth Edwards.  The learner will match the number words 0-25 with their corresponding numeral.

Matching: The user selects a numeral and its corresponding number name.

Flashcard (Java/non-Java): Presents a number name on a flashcard then user clicks on the flashcard to reveal the numeral.  See instructions on page.

Concentration:  Uncover matching pairs of numerals and number names.

COUNT TO 10

http://www.quia.com/mc/364758.html

Quia:  Two activities created by Anastasia HuculiakPractice counting to 10.

Matching:  User matches numeral to number of symbols.

Concentration: User uncovers matching pairs, numeral and symbols.

COUNT ON US

GAME 5: REPRESENTING NUMBER

GAME 6: REPRESENTING NUMBER

http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/games/game5.htm

 

http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/games/game6.htm

Learn online Count Us In games are "designed to help children understand basic concepts in mathematics."

Game 5 Objective: "The player has to move a feather with a number of objects to the correct corresponding text number."

"The numbers and objects are in random order."

Game 6 Objective: "The player has to move a crayon with a word number to the corresponding digit on a color by number of Flying Girl."

"The numbers and colours are in random order."

FIND THE NUMBER

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/games/find_the.shtml

BBC's Bill and Bernie:  Match the number behind Bill's feathers to the number on the fence, numbers 1-10.
MIRO ON THE MOVE

http://www.mathsyear2000.org/magnet/minus/mouse/index.html

"Miro the Mouse wants to visit the houses from 1 to 10, but one of the numbers is missing. If you know which one is missing click on the number at the bottom to see if you are right."