This page provides sample Kindergarten Number tasks and games from our Kindergarten Math Centers eBook. Try out the sample Kindergarten Number centers listed in blue under each Common Core State Standard or download the eBook and have all the Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data Centers you’ll need for the entire school year in one convenient digital file. With over 170 easy-prep, engaging centers this resource will simplify your math lesson planning and make hands-on math instruction an integral part of your classroom.
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K.CC.B.4 Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
a. When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.
b. Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.
c. Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger.
Five Frame Flash
Five Frame Numeral Match
Five Frame Concentration
Five Frame Match
Roll and Cover (1-20)
K.CC.B.5 Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.
0-10 Numeral, Word, Picture Cards
Literature Link: Ten Black Dots
Literature Link: Rooster's Off to See the World
K.CC.C.6 Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group e.g., by using matching and counting strategies.
Who Has More?
Making Sets (v. 1)
K.OA.A.1 Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.Kindergarten Math Centers:
Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value
K.NBT.A.1 Compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into ten ones and some further ones, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each composition or decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g. 18 = 10 + 8); understand that these numbers are composed of ten ones and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.
Teen Counting Cup
Ten Ones and More Ones (ver. 1)