Category Archives: Counting

“Ten Shiny Snowflakes” Counting

Thanksgiving is over and the students are ready to celebrate the December holidays.  Before we get to the holidays, we are celebrating the coming of winter, though it is still warm in Houston!  To start off, I am reading “Ten … Continue reading

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Numbers With “Ten Little Turkeys”

I put a tune to the poem of “Ten Little Turkeys” and gave a turkey to each student to have a place in the song.  The turkeys were given randomly and students either recognized the number themselves or had teacher … Continue reading

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“This Old Man”: Eleven and Heaven Rhyme

For about a week, I have been offering a special sticker to a student who can find a word that rhymes with “eleven.”  The Owls, Zebras, Giraffes, and Bears have been stumped finding a rhyme.  On Tuesday, D. Alligators said, “heaven” rhymes with … Continue reading

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Counting with “This Old Man”

“This old man came rolling home.” After working on our alphabet train, it is time to work on our numbers with the Alligators, Zebras, Giraffes, Adventurers,  Owls, and Agents.  Using the song “This Old Man,” rhythm sticks, and “This Old Man” book illustrated by … Continue reading

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