Fern's Freebie Friday ~ St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Freebie

Are you finding it difficult to find time during the school day for your students to have practice counting? These St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Freebies are just what you need! 

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Getting your students to practice their counting skills can be challenging, but you will love the low prep, print and go ease of these St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards for your Kindergarten class. 

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This St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Resource includes twenty cards for introducing or reviewing the numbers 1 to 20 and twenty cards with an answer key for student self-checking too. This counting clip card activity will help you teach kids how to count objects up to 20.

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Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration is a required Kindergarten standard. 

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Each of the 20 clip cards have a cloud with hanging, colorful hearts. Your students need to count the number of hearts and pick the corresponding number. Then, after they are done practicing on the clip cards, there is also four matching adorable worksheets included too. 

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With the worksheet Answer Keys also included, this helps you quickly and efficiently check your students work in a very short amount of time.

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This St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards and Worksheet Resource Freebie Includes:

* Page One - This St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards page is a photograph that is to be used as a Folder Cover. This page is a bright, colorful cover for your personal teacher files. Attach to the front of a folder, keep all your pages inside the folder, place into your file cabinet, and you are all ready for next year with this easily identified color by number folder cover.

* Pages Two to Six - These adorable St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Pages Focus on counting skills. These pages have a total of 20 clip cards and each card has a number of items from 1 to 20 with three choices for the answer. These pages can be used as a whole sheet, in a game board manner, or cut into the individual clip cards. Some clothes pins are required to play this counting center, but as I show you in the photographs, I prefer little plastic bears or math counters because it will save your cards from abuse and your students will not pinch their fingers.

* Pages Seven to Eleven - These adorable St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Pages Focus on counting skills. These pages have a total of 20 clip cards and a red heart around each answer key. These pages can be used as full sheets or cut into the individual clip card answer keys.

* Pages Twelve to Fifteen - These adorable St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Pages are the matching worksheets to reinforce the counting skills. These four pages have a total of 10 problems per page, just enough to hold your students' attention and ten problems to make it quick and easy to grade.

The pages, in order are:

* The numbers 1 to 10 in order.

* The numbers 1 to 10 in mixed order.

* The numbers 11 to 20 in order.

* The numbers 11 to 20 in mixed order.

* Pages Sixteen to Nineteen - These adorable St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Pages are the ANSWER KEYS to the matching worksheets. These four pages can also be laminate and placed at your math center for a self-checking student sheet. Also perfect for an Emergency Sub Tub!

* Pages Twenty to Twenty-Eight - These pages are photographs of the entire resource and different TEACHER DIRECTIONS to use these St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards Resource.

* Pages Twenty-Nine to Forty - ** BONUS FILE ** Twelve Pages of my Newly Revised Letter An Introduction to Color By Numbers, Task Cards, and Center Game Lessons, Including Math Center Ideas for Your Classroom!

** PLEASE NOTE **

This new, free bonus file is not included in the TPT description page count.

St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards and Worksheet Freebies #FernSmithsClassroomIdeas

St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards and Worksheet Freebies #FernSmithsClassroomIdeas

St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards and Worksheet Freebies #FernSmithsClassroomIdeas

St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards and Worksheet Freebies #FernSmithsClassroomIdeas

You will need at least one clothespin clip to complete this activity. Kids enjoy using clip cards plus they provide fine motor practice.

With this one resource, St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards, your students will also practice the following concepts:

* Object Counting

* Numeral Recognition

* One-to-one Correspondence

* Subitizing

* Less - More - Compare

* Construct the Same

* One More or One Less

* Classification

* AND SO MUCH MORE - Perfect for small group and / or RTI groups.

These high interest St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards and Matching St. Valentine's Day Worksheets are perfect for...

  • A Fast Finishers Tub
  • Fine Motor Skills Work
  • Small Math Group Lessons
  • Math Workstations
  • Remediation and RTI Groups
  • Clip Board Work Time
  • Seat Work
  • Substitute Teacher Folders
  • Math Take Home Bags
  • A Busy Bag Activity
  • Homework Worksheets
  • Morning Work Tubs
  • Independent Practice
  • Early Finishers
  • Emergency Sub Tubs
  • Morning Math Buckets
  • Parent Volunteer Buckets
  • After School Tutoring
  • Early Morning Arrival Students
  • Early Morning Tutoring
  • Small Math Group Lessons
  • Math Center Assignments
  • And so much more!

A Quick Recap of What's Included for You in this St. Valentine's Day Counting Clip Cards and Matching St. Valentine's Day Worksheets Printables:

* 20 counting clip cards
* 20 answer key clip cards
* Four worksheets
* Four worksheet answer keys
* Nine pages of photographed teacher directions
* Twelve page *BONUS* letter with ideas, tips, and lesson plans for using Math Centers, Center Games, Task Cards, and Color By Number in your classroom!

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Common Core State Standards

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.A.1

Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.A.3

Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.B.4.A
When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.B.4.B
Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted.

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.K.CC.B.5
Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.

COMING SOON - Matching sets of counting clip cards and worksheets for each month and one BIG BUNDLE for you and your students! :)


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