We want candy! So, let’s learn “number sense” using one of our favorite things: CANDY! What a fun way to learn number sense!
You will find the following activities in this packet:
-2 different “Write the Room” activities: “Count the Room” and response sheet and a “How Many More Make Ten?” count the room and answer sheet for both
-“Counting on with Willy and Friends”- Pocket chart activity for full group demonstration or a center activity for counting on from a given number and answer sheet
-2 types of playdoh mats: One set of making candy to match a number (and answer sheet) and another with ten frames for practice showing numbers on a ten frame (and answer sheet).
-2 different types of “Roll and Cover” games: 7 matching the quantity to the number and 7 matching the number to the number and a response sheet
-“Bubblegum , Bubblegum”- number tracing and counting mats and bubblegum counters and response sheet
-“How Many More Make Ten?” Mats and counters and response sheet
-3 different “Scoot” Games: 1.) count Scoot! (random placement not in a ten frame) 2.) Counting with a ten frame 3.) “How many more make ten?” Scoot! And Response sheet
-Number puzzles in color and in black and white Black and white can be used as worksheets for extra practice or as a center with the colored puzzles. Puzzles include counting by 1’s, 2’s and 10’s.
-Pocket chart activity matching numbers to 10 with the correct set of candies
-“Quiz, Quiz. Trade” full group activity- can be used to practice/review numbers to ten, one more and one less, directions for playing this game. I have included 4 different types of cards (number, sets, ten frame, and fingers to use to gain fluency with number recognition with fingers/ten frames and sets and also with one more, one less and counting on.)
-“Match It!” Partner Game- (My kids LOVE this game!) Directions for playing, game mats, candies and number cards
-“Shake and Spill” candies game- This game can be used in a center or as a partner activity. (It practices composing/decomposing numbers) Directions for playing and answer sheet
-“What’s Missing?” number sequencing activity and answer sheet And number lines for scaffolding
-Ten frame posters for classroom display showing numbers 1-10
-Ten frame mats to use to practice showing/representing numbers on a ten frame, number cards and answer sheet
-Interactive Math notebook pages- filling candy jars with the correct number of candies (I use interactive notebooks for everything! And since I design/use all of my own TPT creations, I made these for my kids to put into their notebooks, so I included them into this pack, in case you also use interactive notebooks! They could also be modified and attached to construction paper instead of a notebook. )
-“Round Robin” counting on, how many and how many more make ten games for you to use in small groups or break your entire class into small groups for practice or center
-“Candy War” game mats and candy for comparing numbers (instructions included)
-Number crowns from 0-10 (2 different types for differentiation) My kids LOVE to make crowns, so I had to make candy themed number crowns!
-Worksheets to practice the skills addressed in this packet
It is common core aligned and covers these standards:
SL.K.1 I can participate in conversations with my friends.
SL.K.4 I can describe things and events.
SL.K6 I can be understood when I speak in class.
K.CC.2 I can count forward from a given number.
K.CC.3 I can write numbers from 0-10.
K.CC.4 I can count with one to one correspondence.
K.CC.5 I can count to tell how many.
K.CC.6 I can compare which set is greater than, less than or equal to another.
K.CC.7 I can compare 2 numbers between 0 and 10.
What a fun way to practice numbers 0-10!