Book 1 to 10
Rhymes with numbers 1 to 10 to print and color.
*Numbers/ Shapes Lesson with mini book
*My Numbers Book
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margins to zero.
Book Cover & Number Zero
Numbers 1 & 2
Numbers 3 & 4
Numbers 5 & 6
Numbers 7 & 8
Use self-stick reinforcement circles. Children attach the circles to
their paper to represent zeros.
I Can Count
You put one finger up
You put one finger down
You put one finger up
And you shake it all around
You give it a shakey-shakey
And you turn it all about
That's how you learn to count!
(continue singing about as many number as desired)
This Old Man
This old man, he played one,
He played nick-nack on my drum.
With a nick-nack, paddy-whack,
Give a dog a bone
This old man came rolling home.
Two...nick-nack on my shoe. Three...nick-nack on my knee.
Four...nick-nack on my door. Five...nick-nack on my hide.
Six...nick-nack on some sticks. Seven...up to heaven.
Eight...nick-nack...at my gate. Nine...on my spine.
This old man, he played ten.
He played nick-nack once again.
Learning to Count
One, two, three, and four
(touch the tip of each finger of the right
hand with the index finger of the left hand)
I can count even more.
Five, six, seven, eight.
(touch the tip of each finger of the left
hand with the index finger of the right hand)
My lady fingers stand up straight.
(hold up eight fingers with thumbs
Nine and ten
Are my two thumb men. (hold up thumbs; fingers curled.)
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe
One, two buckle my shoe,
Three, four shut the door,
Five, six pick up sticks,
Seven, eight lay them straight,
Nine, ten a big fat hen.
Ten In A Bed
Need: Construction paper, markers, craft sticks
Cut and fold upward the constrution paper to make a bed to stick the craft sticks in. Staple or tape. Have children draw faces on the craft sticks and line them up in the paper bed.
Sing the song Ten in a Bed.
Tracing feet and Counting toes
Need: Construction Paper, crayons, pencils
Take one construction paper and trace both of your feet, and then
draw in the details needed to make your feet look more realistic,
then put the numbers 1-10 on your toe knuckles. Contributed By: Natasha
Collect a variety of rulers that are of different colors, sizes, and
types. Using rulers, paper and crayons children can create designs.
Add to the sensory table colored water and a variety of measuring tools.
Make number necklaces (1-5). Have children wear a number necklace and sit in chairs in a circle. Call out a number. All the children wearing that number change places.
Counting Off (1-10) Game
Need: cards with the number 1-10 on each card.
Have children stand in a circle and count off to the pre-selected
number (draw number from cards).
The child who says the last number in the sequence sits down. The
next child begins with one and the last child in the sequence sits
down again, etc.
The children go around the circle, shipping over those sitting down.
At last there will be only one child standing. He/she draws the card
for the next game.
Look! No Hands!
Invite children to count how many ways they can move a light object
such as a piece of paper or small toy vehicle across a table without
using their hands. For instance, children could try blowing the
object or using elbows, noses, or the tops of their heads.
Cut enough paper strips to make a number chain for the days of the
month. During group time each day, add a link to represent the
passage of time.
Follow the Teacher
At group time, provide the directions containing a number. For
example, 1 jump, 2 hops, 3 leaps, 4 tiptoe steps, etc.
Hop and Count
While outside, have child hop in place and count while s/he hops. How
many hops did each child make hopping on both feet? Have each child
hop on his/her right foot. Count together. How many hops were made?
Do the other foot and count together. Ask each child which foot s/he
*Sites to See
Brett Number Line for Bulletin Boards
Visit Jan Brett's site and print out this colorful number line for
your bulletin board.
Printable Flash Card Numbers-Zero to Twenty
Preschool Number and Pre-Math Worksheets
Click here to include your favorite numbers activity in this theme!