How Many Now? [Counter from N (N + 1, N - 1)]

Activity Type: Small Group
Counter from N (N + 1, N - 1)

Quick Description:

Children count objects in a group. Then the teacher adds one or more and asks how many are there now, guiding children to see that adding (one) relates to counting (one more). 

(This Building Blocks activity was modified in a research project* building activities that develop both mathematics and executive function competencies.)

*Development and Research in Early Mathematics Education (DREME)

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.