- A child is asked, "How much is 2 more than 5?" Child feels two "beats" as she counts, "5...6, 7!"
- A child has counted three toys that were placed in a box. A teacher adds three more, dropping each noisily, then asks “How many there are?” The child answers “There were three… so, three… four, five, six. Six!”
Help your student become a(n) Counter On Using Patterns
These activities support children in counting on from a number a small number of times by using rhythmic subitizing. For example, starting at 4 and counting three more in a rhythmic (doo-doo-DAH!) helps children learn the count on strategy.
Cross the Stream [or Very Big Hop Scotch]
Help the Turtle Get Home [Counter On Using Patterns]
How Many Now? [Counter on Using Patterns]
Hands-on Math Center