Students create visual representations of different numbers.
Why is this important?
All children, regardless of their apparent facility with abstract number, will benefit most from exploring number arrangements by beginning with 3, progressing to 4, and then to 5. Kindergarteners may be interested in extending this activity to 6 and 7.
The quantity of a small collection can be intuitively perceived without counting. More
Numbers are used in many ways, some more mathematical than others. More
Common Core Alignment
Counting and Cardinality More