Number Recognition and Counting Math Activity

Are your students struggling to recognize numbers displayed in different ways? Or are they struggling to understand the relationship between numbers and quantities? If so, this fun and hands-on popcorn activity is going to be the perfect addition to your math centers.

Your students will love working with this fun popcorn game - and it can be used in two different ways in your math centers!

  1. Students match the different pieces of popcorn that display numbers (0-10) in different variations to the same popcorn box.
  2. Students count the popcorn (use real one for best results - or cotton wool balls) and put these into the popcorn boxes. Counting the numbers as they place them down and being able to connect numbers and quantities.

This math activity is a great way for you to get your students working on their number recognition and counting skills in a hands-on and engaging way.

Each popcorn box contains a number and number name.

What’s Included?
-Numbers displayed in different variations 0-10.
-Popcorn buckets with number and number name 0-20.

The variations for numbers included are;
-Number Block
-Tally Marks

-Print out the popcorn buckets and popcorn pieces.
-Cut out and laminate each of the pieces.
-Students can use real popcorn - or cotton wool balls - to count them out and put them into the correct popcorn bucket.
-Or, students can match the popcorn pieces with the different number variations on and match these into the correct popcorn buckets (0-10).

These task cards fit perfectly into photo storage boxes - making it easy for you to stay organised and keep all the pieces together.

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