This unit covers skip counting and pairs and will focus on counting by 2s, understanding pairs and sorting objects into sets of two. Hands-on activities and learning tools are provided to help your child understand and practice the concepts. This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach math.
The concepts in this pathway are primarily taught from an experiential, hands-on perspective. Children will spend less time reading background information and lessons; and more time engaged in the projects, activities, and other learning tools in the sections below.
|Counting by Twos||(no rating)|
Learn how to count by twos using this online lesson.
|Skip Counting||(no rating)|
Learn what skip counting is and how to do it.
|Pairs of Things||(no rating)|
Learn about many different things that are considered pairs.
|More Ways to Teach Counting by 2s||(no rating)|
Want to delve deeper into skip counting by 2s? This page has more ideas you can use to help your child practice counting by 2s.
|Group the Shoes||(no rating)|
In this activity, your child will gather family members' shoes. Have your child line the shoes in pairs and help count the shoes by 1s. Then help your child skip count by 2s. Discuss which way of counting is faster.
|Counting Sock Pairs|
In this activity, you and your child will hang pairs of socks on a clothesline and practice counting by 2s.
|Make a Skip Counting Book||(no rating)|
Help your child make a book to practice skip counting by 2s.
|Count and Catch|
You and your child will practice counting by 2s with this fun game of catch.
|Counting by 2s||(no rating)|
Help your child make this book about pairs of shoes to practice skip counting by 2s.
|Find the Pairs||(no rating)|
Your child will use this worksheet to practice matching pairs.
|Count by 2s Worksheet||(no rating)|
Your child will use this worksheet to practice counting and writing pairs.
|Count the Pairs of Starfish||(no rating)|
This worksheet will give your child practice counting and writing the number of pairs.
|Count the Train Cars||(no rating)|
Your child will use this worksheet to practice counting by 2s to 20.
|Skip Count Pairs by 2|
This interactive game gives your child practice counting pairs by 2s up to 20.
|Teaching Kids to Skip Count by 2s||(no rating)|
This video shows you how to teach your child to skip count by 2s using a hundred's chart.
|Skipping Song||(no rating)|
Use this fun song to help your child practice skip counting by 2s.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: