Group It!: A Skip Counting Activity
Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s may not sound like much fun. But using “skip counting” with real objects you find or make at home is a different story...it can be hours of entertainment. Because patterns are a foundation of mathematical reasoning, first graders need to spend lots of time identifying and practicing them. Here's a hands-on activity to touch and move real stuff while building abstract reasoning…paint, shoes, and coins in hand!