Lessons and Activities

Interactive Counting Glove

Counting should be a consistent routine in early childhood classrooms. Children’s ability to count and understand early numeracy is the foundation for more complex math. Counting seems simple as an adult but to children it’s not quite as simple as it seems. There are certain principles of counting that children have to understand in order to truly be proficient in counting. One of those principles is being able to count forward and backward.¬†One of my favorite ways to work on this is through songs along with my interactive counting glove. I created the glove along with 4 sets of images so it could be interchangeable and used for multiple songs.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • One glove
  • Velcro dots
  • Laminated song images
    • 5 Spiders
    • 5 Little Speckled Frogs
    • 5 Little Ducks
    • 5 Little Monkeys

Watch my video clip to see how I made it and how it works!

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Happy Counting!