Have a head start in Skip Count. Skip Count helps in counting things quickly and also to learn multiplication tables more easily.You can print and laminate the pages. The child can use an erasable maker to work on the questions. Throw a party or hold a household donation day for socks and shoes to do skip count. This packet is aimed at helping students to understand the concept of skip counting and how it can be used to learn multiplication tables. The pages are filled with activities using candy, marshmallows, lollipops, etc to make this activity engaging and fun. It comes with projects and games. Through observation and discovery, with an easy transition from skip count to multiplication, the child is building his or her foundation in Math.
Table of Contents
1. Skip Count in 2’s by using candy Page 3
2. I can count in two’s by using socks and shoes Page 4
3. More practice on skip count Page 5
4. Write from 1 to 30. Color the even numbers Page 6
Patterns of counting in two’s.
5. Story Sums Page 7-8
How to use drawings to get answers
6. Projects to work on counting in 2’s Page 9- 10
7. Counting in 2’s by using wheels on a bike
and wings of a bird. Page 11
8. Learning Popsicle sticks for multiplication
Awards Page 12
9. Games on skip counting Page 13-14
Objective: 1. To count things quickly.
2. To learn multiplication tables.
Method: Using concrete examples and real life to illustrate the usefulness of counting in 2’s. Each page is filled with visual images to help the child understand the concept and patterns of skip count in 2’s.
I hope this packet is helpful to your child or class to attain the skip count skills. Please let me know how this has helped them to learn.
Math Center Ideas
Theme: Candy and Food Art
Bring different bags of candy and ask the children to count in singles and then in doubles or skip count of 2's, which is faster?
Go from here to this packet which uses different objects to learn skip count and multiplication of 2's. Have fun.