- Covers a region with physical tiles and counts them by removing them one by one.
- Draws within the region in an attempt to cover the region.
- May fill only next to existing guides (e.g., sides of region).
- May attempt to fill region but leave gaps and not align drawn shapes (or only align in one dimension).
Help your student become a(n) Physical Coverer and Counter
A range of activities help children cover surfaces without gaps. Particularly useful are activities that provide scaffolding, such as a grid that guides children to see rows and columns as they cover a surface with square manipulatives such as tiles.