# Subitizing

## PreK Math: What Does Early Numeracy Look Like?

People have some pretty strong feelings about what PreK math and even Kindergarten math should look like. How do we help young children develop important mathematical understandings while still incorporating…

## FREE Math Game for Subitizing

Are you looking for new ways to practice subitizing with your Kindergarten or First Grade students? This little math game for subitizing can be used as a whole class activity,…

## Games for Practicing Math: Multiple Versions of Yahtzee

What makes math practice fun? Games of course! There are tons of widely available games that incorporate math skills. Today’s post explores the classic game of Yahtzee and several variations….

## Math Activities That Do Double Duty

One criticism I hear again and again is that there are too many standards to “cover”. I agree that if you just look at the volume of standards for each…

## Subitizing: Moving from Perceptual to Conceptual

Subitizing, a funny-sounding word, but a very important skill for developing number sense. Basically, we subitize when we instantly recognize a small group of objects as a number. For example,…

## Exploring Equality and Composing Numbers

I’ve been working with my Firsties on the following TEK: 1.2(A) recognize instantly the quantity of structured arrangements Although it is not mentioned in the TEK, the mathematical word for…

## Subitizing: Instantly Recognizing Quantities

I’m currently working with my Kinders and Firsties on subitizing. If you’re scratching your head about the word “subitizing”, you might not be alone. Consider thisโhow many fingers are displayed…

## The Hiding Assessment in Action

Fluency and flexibility with numbers are the hallmarks of mathematical thinking. For our students to excel in mathematics, they must understand how numbers can be composed and decomposed. That’s why…

## Counting to the 100th Day

It’s the beginning of the new school year, so what better time to think about the time-honored tradition of counting to the 100th Day of School? Many teachers have routines…