This common core manipulative packet is a hands on counting, counting on, and adding activity for kindergarteners. Students start with one monkey (manipulative animals included). They add one more. How many now? Each number has a separate page with a work mat to add the animals. This packet contains 4 student counting/adding prompts, 4 student work mats, 4 sheets of manipulatives,and 4 student written response sheets with coloring activities. It is designed to be progressively harder and can be used for differentiated instruction. This can be used as center activities or teacher directed.