This page provides samples of Kindergarten number activities suitable for use in math centers, small group, or whole class settings. All activities are designed to elicit a range of responses and provide opportunities for students to communicate their reasoning and mathematical thinking. Download the sample activities under each standard or purchase the Kindergarten Math Centers eBook and have all the Number, Geometry, Measurement and Data Centers you’ll need for the entire school year in one convenient digital file.

**K.CC.A.1 **Count to 100 by ones and by tens.**Sample Activities:**

**K. CC.A.2** Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).**Sample Activities:**

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Missing Number Game

Nearby Numbers (v. 2)

Nearby Numbers (v. 3)

**K.CC.A.3** Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).**Sample Activities:Writing Numerals (1-10)Missing Numbers 1-10Dice Race (1-6)My Counting Book**

More Handwriting (1-9)

**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.**Sample Activities:Roll and Cover (1-20) **

Five Frame Flash

Five Frame Match

Five Frame Numeral Match

Five Frame Concentration

Domino Jigsaws

Domino Match

**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.**Sample Activities:Who Has More?**

Making Sets (v. 2)

**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.**Sample Activities:**

**K.OA.A.2 **Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g. by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.**Sample Activities:Word Problems (within 10)Add To: Result Unknown Both Addends Unknown **

Put Together/Take Apart: Total Unknown

**K.OA.A.3** Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g. by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g. 5= 2 + 3 and 5 = 4+1).**Sample Activities:Addition BagShake 5 and Spill**

Domino Addition

**K.OA.A.4 **For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation.**Sample Activities:Towers of TenMake 10 on the Ten Frame (v. 1)**

Mouse Count

Ten Flashing Fireflies

**K.OA.A.5** Fluently add and subtract within five.**Sample Activities:****Fast Five****Minus One**

**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.**Sample Activities:**