Your child will learn to count backwards from 50 to 0 in this unit. Hands-on activities include playing games, singing a song, and writing a book. Online activities are also included to reinforce the concepts. This unit is designed to last one week, depending on how often you teach math.
Math Year K, Week 36: Counting Backward from 10
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 Backwards||(no rating)|
Learn what it means to count backwards or down.
|Teaching Your Child to Count Backward||(no rating)|
Read the two sections in this article that cover ideas for teaching how to count backwards.
|Counting Back||(no rating)|
Have your child arrange number cards in order from 50 to zero.
|Mouse Count||(no rating)|
Read the book Mouse Count and have your child re-enact the story by counting backward.
|50 Bottles of Pop on the Wall||(no rating)|
Sing this silly song to practice counting backward from fifty by ones and tens.
|Penguin Number Line||(no rating)|
Your child will use penguin stickers to make a number line from 50-1.
|Birds Fly Away||(no rating)|
Using simple drawings or stickers, your child will create a book about fifty birds that fly away one by one.
|What is the Next Number Game||(no rating)|
Use this interactive to have your child find the next number when counting backwards.
|Spooky Sequences Backwards||(no rating)|
In this interactive game, your child will find the missing number.
|Rocket Blast Dot-to-Dot||(no rating)|
Your child will connect the dots counting backward to launch the rocket ship.
|Descending Order||(no rating)|
In this online game, your child will arrange the numbers in descending order.
|Count Backwards Complete the Series||(no rating)|
In this online game, your child will identify the missing numbers.
List of any helpful books, games, toys, kits, lapbooks, curriculum, etc., that may be purchased to enhance the learning experience: