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Let's Count!

Activity Description


Students will count items in their classroom, record this information in a data table, and analyze and understand uses for such data.

Suggested Grade Level


Approximate Time Required

35 minutes

Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to use a data table to organize information.
  • Students will be able to analyze and make comparisons with their data.

Materials Required

  • The student version of this activity, 2 pages.
  • Teacher computer with Internet access and speakers and a projector to display web sites

Teacher Notes

Blooms Taxonomy

Blooms Taxonomy

Students will apply their skills to record information in a data table and evaluate that information.


Elementary School Math


  • Counting
  • Data tables

Skills Taught

  • Analyzing data
  • Comparing numbers


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