The first time I heard “count on” at a conference I thought, “Count on what?”
“Count on your fingers?”
“Count on your parents?”
“Counting On” means…
“Counting On” means counting up from a number! (tweet this)
Let’s say you have three raisins. When you “count on” it means you start at 3 and go up (by ones) from there.
I know – simple, right?
But if you don’t know this little piece of vocabulary, you might be really lost!
Now go do it!
Grab a kid (preferably someone you know) and help them count on from a random number.
It’s a challenge for the little ones – after all, we’ve taught them for quite some time to start counting at 1.
What’s your experience with math vocabulary for little ones? Share your thoughts in the comments!
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