Teach counting to ten with a fun collection of free printables!
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Counting to ten feels so basic, doesn’t it?
It’s actually more complicated than you might think!
Just think about everything preschoolers are learning as they count …
- the stable order principle
That’s why young learners need many concrete counting experiences as they master counting to ten. This is a six-part series that will give you ideas and resource for teaching this important skill.
Teach counting to ten with free printables
You’ve asked for low-prep activities that use very little computer ink. I’ve heard you!
Each post in this series includes teaching tips and a simple black and white printable.
I recommend preparing each printable as it’s shared. Then store it in a bin with simple manipulatives. This way you can pull it out for fun counting practice at any time.
- Counters. We like teddy bear counters, Lego bricks, pennies, unifix cubes, glass gems, and transparent counters.
- Free printables. Just click on the posts below and find the download button to grab your freebie. I recommend printing on cardstock and laminating for durability.
- Preschool Math at Home (optional). This wonderful book was the inspiration for many of the activities in this series. If you want to help your child develop an understanding of the numbers up to ten, this guide is for you!