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Intro to Counting Objects
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 How to count up to 20 objects!
 We will also see how numbers can tell us the amount of objects we have.
 And we’ll explore how counting can tell us how many pet bunnies, toy cars and even snacks we have!

Discussion Questions

Before VideoHow do you say the numbers up to 20?ANSWER

One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty.

5.

11.

I am [4] years old.

I have [3] pets.


After Video[Draw or show 12 apples on the board.] How many apples are there? How do you know?ANSWER

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. 12 apples. I counted 1 number for each apple. The last number I said was 12.

4 stickers.

No, there are still 12 coins.

I count them the same way, saying the numbers in order. There are still 12 coins.

Yes, I can count smaller groups from larger groups.



Vocabulary

Count
DEFINE
To say how many of something there are.

Total
DEFINE
How many of something there are all together.

Numbers
DEFINE
Symbols used to show how many.

Arrange
DEFINE
The way objects are placed next to or near each other.

More
DEFINE
A greater quantity. 6 is more than 5.

Fewer
DEFINE
A lesser quantity. 5 is fewer than 6.

In order
DEFINE
One after the other. To count to 5 in order, you say 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Circle
DEFINE
A round shape that has no edges.

Count
DEFINE

Reading Material
Download as PDF Download PDF View as Separate PageWHAT IS INTRO TO COUNTING OBJECTS?You count to find how many you have in all. When you count things, you say one number for each object. The last number you say tells how many.
To better understand counting objects…
WHAT IS INTRO TO COUNTING OBJECTS?. You count to find how many you have in all. When you count things, you say one number for each object. The last number you say tells how many. To better understand counting objects…LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!
Count up to 5
You have some bunnies. Count the bunnies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. The last number you say tells how many. There are 5 bunnies.
Count up to 5 You have some bunnies. Count the bunnies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. The last number you say tells how many. There are 5 bunnies.Count up to 10.
You have a tray of cupcakes. Point at each cupcake as you count: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. There are 10 cupcakes.
Count up to 10. You have a tray of cupcakes. Point at each cupcake as you count: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. There are 10 cupcakes.Count up to 20.
You are racing some toy cars. You count each car as it races by: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. There are 20 cars.
Count up to 20. You are racing some toy cars. You count each car as it races by: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. There are 20 cars.You can count objects in any order.
There are 10 cupcakes on the table in a row. You move them further apart. There are still 10 cupcakes. You put them in a circle. There are still 10 cupcakes.
You can count objects in any order. There are 10 cupcakes on the table in a row. You move them further apart. There are still 10 cupcakes. You put them in a circle. There are still 10 cupcakes.Total means how many in all.
The bunnies jump around the table. You can point to each bunny as you count them. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. You have a total of 5 bunnies.
Total means how many in all. The bunnies jump around the table. You can point to each bunny as you count them. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. You have a total of 5 bunnies. 
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[Draw or show 4 tennis balls.] How many tennis balls are there?
[Draw or show 7 bunnies.] How many bunnies do you see?
[Draw or show 16 cupcakes.] How many cupcakes do you have?
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