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Featured Activity: I Count, You Count!

Activity Description


The featured worksheet for preschool students focuses on counting. It introduces the children to the idea that knowing how many students are in the class helps us figure out how many things we need (such as how many tables and chairs). Afterward, the worksheet expands the idea of counting to the students’ community and neighbors, and highlights the message that everyone in the classroom needs to be counted in the decennial census.

Suggested Grade Level

Preschool (2-year-olds)

Approximate Time Required

20 minutes

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Count using one-to-one correspondence.
  • Identify if one group has more items than another group.

Materials Required

  • Printed student worksheets


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