Learn to Count up to 10 with fun Pictures – Engaging Lesson Plan for Pre-K and K

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  • This is an engaging lesson plan for pre-kindergartners and kindergartners on how to learn to count up to 10 with fun Pictures. It is based on a video from mathskills4kids.com that shows pictures of different animals, objects, and persons and asks the children to count them.


    The lesson plan aims to help the children develop their number sense, counting skills, and one-to-one correspondence.

A creative and educational approach to teaching numbers up to 10

Counting is one of the most basic and essential math skills for young children. It helps them understand the concept of quantity, compare numbers, and solve problems. This lesson uses a creative and educational approach to teaching numbers up to 10, using the MathSkills4Kids video (https://youtu.be/i2Ozsq4inEk).

Students will watch the video that shows them pictures and ask them questions. They will also practice counting with an activity and a group sharing session. At the end of the lesson, they will be assessed on their counting skills.

  • Grade Level: Pre-K | Kindergarten

    Duration: 20-30 minutes

    Objectives: By the end of this lesson, children will be able to:

    • Count up to 10 using pictures of animals
    • Identify the number of objects in a group
    • Match numbers with quantities
    • Recognize numbers 1 to 10
    • Recite the numbers 1 to 10 fluently
  • Previous knowledge:

    The children should have some prior exposure to numbers and counting, such as counting fingers, toys, or songs.


    For this lesson, you will need:

    • A device to play the video from mathskills4kids.com (https://youtu.be/i2Ozsq4inEk)
    • A set of animal flashcards with numbers from 1 to 10 on the back (one for each child)
    • A large sheet of paper or a whiteboard with a number line from 1 to 10
    • Markers or crayons



    • Warm-up

      • Ask the children what they know about counting and why it is essential.
      • Review the numbers from 1 to 10 by pointing to them on the number line and asking the children to say them aloud.
      • Sing a counting song with the children, such as "One Little, Two Little, Three Little Animals."
    • Introducing how to count up to 10

      • Tell the children they will watch a video that will teach them how to count up to 10 using pictures of animals.
      • Play the video from com (https://youtu.be/i2Ozsq4inEk) and pause it after each question to give the children time to answer.
      • Encourage the children to count along with the video and repeat the numbers after the narrator.
      • Check for understanding by asking questions such as:
      • How many penguins are there?
      • How many monkeys are there?
      • How many animals are there in total?
    • Practice counting up to 10

      • Divide the children into pairs and give each pair a set of animal flashcards.
      • Tell them they will practice counting up to 10 using the flashcards.
      • Explain that one child will show an animal flashcard to their partner and ask them how many animals they see. The other child will count the animals and say the number aloud. Then, they will flip the flashcards over and check their correctness. If they are correct, they will keep the flashcard. If they are wrong, they will return it to their partner. They will take turns until all the flashcards are gone.
      • Monitor the pairs and provide feedback and guidance as needed.
      • Praise the children for their efforts and accuracy.
    • Group Sharing

      • Gather the children in a circle and ask them to show their flashcards.
      • Ask each child how many flashcards they have and help them count them if needed.
      • Write their names and numbers on a large sheet of paper or whiteboard.
      • Ask questions such as:
      • Who has more flashcards? Who has less?
      • How many flashcards do we have in total?
      • How many more flashcards do we need to have 10?
    • Conclusion

      • Review the main points of the lesson by asking questions such as:
      • What did we learn today?
      • How do we count up to 10 using pictures of animals?
      • Why is counting important?
      • Reinforce the learning outcomes by saying statements such as:
      • You can count up to 10 using pictures of animals.
      • You can identify the number of objects in a group.
      • You can match numbers with quantities.


✨ Assessment

  • Give each child a worksheet with pictures of animals and numbers from 1 to 10.
  • Ask them to circle the correct number for each picture.
  • Collect the worksheets and check for accuracy.


🌈 Have fun teaching and learning about counting up to 10! Remember, you're doing an amazing job, teachers! 🎉 For more math videos and resources, visit our website at https://mathskills4kids.com/. 🌟


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