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Learning Resource Type

Learning Activity

Count 'n Match

Subject Area





This tool will help children correspond pictures to an actual number. The child will count the objects shown in the picture and select the number that corresponds with the number of objects shown.

    Mathematics (2019) Grade(s): KG

    Write numerals from 0 to 20.

    Unpacked Content

    Unpacked Content



    • Numeral
    • Number


    Students know:
    • how to match numeral name with sets of objects.


    Students are able to:
    • write numerals from 0 to 20.
    • Represent numbers from 0 to 20.


    Students understand that:
    • a written numeral represents a number of objects.


    Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    Students will:

    • be able to count to ten.
    • to relate objects to the correct number the objects with which it corresponds.
    • write numbers one through ten. 

    Activity Details

    1. Students will be selected one-by-one to participate in the activity.
    2. Students, after being chosen, will come forward to count the objects/pictures on the interactive whiteboard.
    3. They will then select the correct number that corresponds with the number of objects.
    4. Students who are still at their desk will count silently and write their answers down to keep all students engaged.
    5. This process will be repeated over and over to ensure a complete understanding of the content standard.
    6. All students will create a counting problem on the back of their individual papers for assessment.
    Assessment Strategies

    Assessment Strategies

    Students will keep up with answers from the activity. After completing the activity, the teacher will take up the paper to check for understanding.

    Students will create their own problem with an object/picture on the back of their paper.

    Variation Tips

    This activity could also be used independently. Students who are struggling could repeat this activity independently for extra practice.

    Approximate Duration

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    Background and Preparation

    Background / Preparation

    The teacher will need an interactive whiteboard.

    The teacher will need to review the activity prior to teaching the lesson.

    Students will need to have an understanding of object to number correspondence before this activity.


    Materials and Resources

    Digital Tools / Resources