Count Back Activity

Count Back Activity

How to teach Counting

Using Count Back Activity, students count back from one number to another number to solve the subtraction equations.

Being able to count forwards and backwards from any number is an important skill for your students. In this case, it is a strategy for students to use when subtracting.  This activity gives them the practice they need with a new strategy to solve subtraction problems.

Count back from one number to another number to solve the subtraction equations.

 

Other resources to use with this Count Back Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about subtracting and counting.

Use this Gumball Jar Counting Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by listening to the Have Fun Teaching Counting by Ones Song.  Next, have students practice counting backwards by ones out loud! Then, students complete the activity independently or with a partner. Once finished, challenge students to practice counting by ones from a different number than 0.

Be sure to check out more Counting Activities.

 

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