Construction Counting Cards

One-to-one counting is an important skill for my pre-k students.  These Construction Counting Cards are a fun way to practice one-to-one counting to ten, with a construction theme.  There is also the opportunity for students to practice number writing.  This is a great resource to add to your block center or to a math station.
To prepare this activity I first printed the download (found below) on white cardstock.  I recommend running the cards through the laminator so students can used dry erase marker to trace the number.  Then I used my paper trimmer to cut the cards down the middle of the cardstock.  You could put these cards on a binder ring so students can flip through them like a book or you can keep them individual.  We were ready for some Construction Counting Card fun!
Students first started by picking a card to count the number of objects.  In the example below, the student picked a card with 1 object.  They counted 1 construction hat and 1 dot on the ten frame.  
Then they used a dry erase marker to trace the number 1.
In the example below, the student picked a card with the number 4.  They counted 4 pliers and counted 4 dots on the ten frame.  

Then they traced the number 4. 
Students continued picking a card, counting, and tracing the number until all of the cards had been completed. 
Looking for more construction themed resources?!  Check out the links below for some awesome ideas from my blogging friends.  
CVC Word Board Game // Literacy with the Littles
Construction Counting Cards // Recipe for Teaching
Construction Math Puzzles // The Primary Brain

Grab your FREE Construction Counting Cards by clicking the image below!
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