Entering Grade 1

Play a board game

board game

Play Greg Tang’s Ten Frame Mania

Ten Frame Mania

Build shapes with Math Learning
Center’s Pattern Block App (free)

Pattern Block App

Count objects in nature (count shells at the beach, stones on a
hike…)

sea shells

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Practice writing your numbers to 20

numbers 1 - 9 and zero

Play a game on abcya.com (choose a K or gr 1 game)

abcya.com

Play a card game

playing card

Create a picture using 11-20
objects 

paperclip  in a wheel shape

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Check out bedtimemath.org
to practice story problems

bedtimemath.org

Make a favorite recipe with an adult

baking cookies

Count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s
Then try counting backwards!

counting

Get out and Exercise!

Count your hops, skips and jumps! 

How many kicks, baskets or goals can you make in a row?

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Grab & Count

Grab a handful of objects (coins,
cereal, beads). 

Sort them in piles of ten

Read Greg Tang’s book,
The Grapes of Math

(Available to read for
free at gregtangmath.com )

Build a creation out of blocks or
legos. What shapes do you see?

building bricks

 

Complete a puzzle

puzzle

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Create a summer calendar

Add the days of the week and
number the days. Ask, What day
comes before? What day comes
after…? How many days until...

Play an online game on
mathplayground.com

(choose a grade 1 game)

mathplayground.com

Complete a Dot-to-Dot

dot to dot game

 

Estimate…

How many objects
(pennies, books,...) can you stack
before the tower falls? Then count how high you were able to make the tower.