# Counting and Numbers

## Clever Bear Learns to Count

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Part of the "LernSpiel" (English = Learning Game) series from Haba, this is a series of counting games for young children using a very cute counting string with wooden bear, 4 sets of 1-10 counting tiles (marked with dice faces, numbers, fingers & cubes) and three different dice (marked with

Primary
Content Area:
Math
Play Time:
10 min.

## One Is a Drummer: A Book of Numbers

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This lively concept book shows that the world around us is filled with things to count. Three are the dim sum carts filled with yummy treats, eight are the candles on a birthday cake, and ten are the bamboo stalks growing in a garden. Many of the featured objects are Asian in origin, but all are universal in appeal. With brilliantly colored illustrations, an ear-pleasing text and an informative glossary, this truly multicultural book will make counting a fun part of every child's day!

## Counting Coconuts

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Monkey has gathered a huge pile of tasty coconuts. Before he can enjoy them he must count them. He discovers counting in sets is the fastest way to complete the task.

Keywords: rainforest, animals, habitats, numbers

## Counting by 2s Poem

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This TumbleMath poem teaches students how to count by 2s using multiplication strategies, thereby identifying even numbers. This will help build a foundation for skip-counting with higher numbers.

## Hide and Seek

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Numbers 1 and 2 want to play a game of Hide and Seek! Help them count to 100!

## Counting Envelopes

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Numbers 1 & 2 count and compare the number of envelopes they each have. Find out who has more!

## Monster Mash (MS)

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Dancing monsters and prancing goblins jump off the page in this funky counting book by designer Mimi Maxwell. Children of all ages will delight in identifying and adding the monsters that darken each successive page. The charming rhymes, coupled with the positive message that monsters in the night aren't so scary after all, makes this a book that will transcend the Halloween season.

Keywords: Halloween, monsters, rhyming, counting, scared

## One Duck Stuck (MS)

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One duck is stuck in the muck. Can two fish, tails going swish, help? What about three moose, munching on spruce? Will four crickets, chirping in the thickets, be able to pull the unlucky duck out of the muck? With bright, spirited illustrations by Jane Chapman, this counting tale by Phyllis Root is a feast of sounds and numbers that will have young listeners scrambling to join the slippy, sloppy fun.

Keywords: duck, numbers, rhyming, wildlife, animals

## Cupcakes!

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A New Tumble Math Short!
Watch as two monsters learn to count cupcakes using subtraction and addition skills.