Count to Ten

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    1. Adding and Subtracting Numbers

      Write addition and subtraction problems on index cards and have your students use the number line to help them solve the problems. If the math problem says 6+3, then they...READ MORE

      Kindergarten

    2. Hopscotch While Skip Counting by Twos

      Have the student begin on START HERE. Have the student whisper “one” while hopping with one foot on the numeral one. Then have the student jump with two feet on...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2

    3. Matching Numbers

      Have your students match up the numerals with the same number of objects. Place one object on number one. Place two objects on number two. Choose two of the same...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2

    4. Buddies

      Have your students notice that all the numbers have corresponding dots. This is intended for students to learn the value of the numbers. Notice that the number two has two...READ MORE

      Grade 1, Grade 2

    5. Bean Bag Decides

      Have a student throw a bean bag on the floor mat. They will then hop to the bean bag alternating between one and two-footed movements. Have them pick up the...READ MORE

      Grade 1

    6. Make Ten

      Say to your student, “Choose a number and walk to it.” Ask the student, “How many steps would you have to take to reach ten?” Have the student jump the...READ MORE

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    7. Clipboard Math

      Clip a math worksheet on a clipboard. Have your students figure out the answers to the math problems by walking or jumping on the mat.

      Kindergarten, Grade 1

    8. Race-to-One

      Have a student start at ten and roll one die. They will take the number of steps on the die. The next student will start at ten and do the...READ MORE

      Kindergarten

    9. Race-to-Ten

      Have a student start at zero and roll one die. They will take the number of steps on the die. The next student will start at zero and do the...READ MORE

      Kindergarten

    10. Count and Jump

      Hold up one of the dot cards located on the following pages. Have the student count the circles on the card and jump to that number on the mat.

      PreK, Kindergarten

    11. One to One

      Have students count the dots on each square aloud, making sure they are counting one dot for each number they say. When they have counted every dot on a square,...READ MORE

      PreK, Kindergarten

    12. Blast-Off!

      Have your students pretend you are on a rocket ready for blast-off. Have one student start on the 10 and hop down the mat as the whole class counts down...READ MORE

      PreK, Kindergarten

    13. The Number Walk-Backwards

      Counting backward is a prerequisite for subtraction. Encourage your student to start on ten and take steps to zero while saying the numbers!

      PreK, Kindergarten

    14. The Number Walk

      Have your student take the number walk from zero to ten. As the student steps on each number, encourage them to simultaneously say the number name. If the counting gets...READ MORE

      PreK, Kindergarten

    15. Identify the Numbers

      Hold up a number on a card (number cards located on the following pages). Then, have the students hop to that number on the mat. To make it more challenging,...READ MORE

      PreK, Kindergarten

    16. Random to One

      Have the students start on a random number then jump to one, counting down as they jump.

      PreK, Kindergarten

    17. Random to Ten

      Have the students start on a random number then jump to ten, counting up as they jump.

      PreK, Kindergarten