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Kindergarten Math Centers - Counting and Cardinality Numbers 1 to 10

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Looking for a NEW way to engage your students in learning math? Creating a Math Cafe or Math "Salad Bar" is a great way to hit target skills, engage the students, and free you up to monitor learning. You can use the "recipe" cards as task cards, set up a cafe in your room, or just use the printables in small or whole group.

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Pg. 1 Cover

Pg. 2 Table of Contents

Pg. 3 Standards

Pg. 4-6 Unit 2 Counting and Cardinality with Numbers to 10 Directions, Suggestions, and Links

Pg. 7 Materials List Needed for Activities

Pg. 8-12 Task Cards (“Recipe Cards”) 1 Blank, 1 Teacher Station, 1 Computer Station, 1 ipad Station and the first Trace Write Draw card to go with pg. 13

Pg. 13 Trace Write Draw Activity Worksheet

Pg. 14- 15 Read and Cover the Animals Printable

Pg. 16-17 Spin and Color the Fish

Pg. 18-19 Spin ROLL Dough WRITE

Pg. 20-21 RACE CAR Game

Pg. 22-23 Race and Roll to the TOP

Pg. 24-25 Cover It Butterfly printable –Spin a Number

Pg. 26-27 Roll and Color a Picture

Pg. 28-29 Number Order (count on from a given number)

Pg. 30-31 Trace the Numbers (using sheet pan, magnetic numbers)

Pg. 32-33 Roll and Color (Ten Frame)

Pg. 34-35 Roll and Build a Cube Tower

Pg. 36-38 Bowling with Markers *Notice this comes with two printables.

Pg. 39-40 Roll and color the Bugs

Pg. 41-42 Roll and Cover a Tree (with pom poms)

Pg. 43-44 Race and Roll to the Top with Number Words

Pg. 45-46 Count and Color the Number

Pg. 47-48 Color by Number the Owl (Roll Dice)

Pg. 49 Assessment Numbers 1-5

Pg. 50-54 Small Posters for Touch Math Numbers 1-9

Pg. 55- 72 Posters for Numbers 1-20 with Ten Frames

Pg. 73-74 Rules Sign

Pg. 75 Math Café Sign

Pg. 76 Math Buffet Sign

Pg. 77 Math Salad Bar Sign

Pg. 78 Recording Data Sheet for Teacher

Pg. 79-83 Pictures of Set Up

Pg. 84 Credits

⭐ Encourage Critical Thinking Skills

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What is a Math Café?

I like to keep all of my math manipulatives in one place, and hold students responsible for cleaning up after their activity. You can make your Math Café (or Buffet or Salad Bar) out of a bookcase or a rolling cart. A student pulls out the manipulative cart (Café). Students choose a recipe card (task card - with the material list, number of people who can participate in the math activity, picture cues, and directions), choose their partners if required, fill their tray with materials, do the activity anywhere in the room, and easily clean up by using a tray to hold their materials. You float around and take notes. One task card is labeled “Teacher’s Group.” This can be used when you see a student needs extra help with a concept. They will sit with you to review the concept, if you give them the card. There are also ipad, computer and blank recipe cards.

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Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals.
Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g., by using matching and counting strategies.
Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.
Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger.
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.


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