# Preschool Math Posters

In this section you will find wonderful little reminders for students that you can hang on your walls. Each of the posters is written to be directly aligned with a precursor to a common core standard. Some of the posters cross over several standards.

### Counting Skills

**Counting Objects 1-5 - Precursory Skills For K.CC.A.1**

- Touch a Turtle- Touch each object as you count out loud.
- Counting Cows - All the way to five.
- Rover Can Count to 5 - You have a cheat sheet on your hand...
- The Froggy Five - The froggy jumps forward.

**Starting to Count - Precursory Skills For K.CC.A.1**

- Counting is Out of This World! - Touch each box. Write each number as you count out loud.
- How Many In A Set? - How many are in each set?

**1-10 Connect-the-Dot Problems- Precursory Skills For K.CC.A.2**

- 1 to 3 and 1 to 10 - Draw a line from dot to dot. Start at 1. Count out loud as you go.
- Snacks for George Giraffe - Help George Giraffe find a tasty treat.

**Days of the Week- Precursory Skills For K.CC.A.2**

- Days In Order - A vertical list of days.
- What day is it? - A calendar legend for you.

**Writing Numbers 1-9 - Precursory Skills For K.CC.A.3**

- Counting Trees - Write the number.
- Now You're Counting! - Count and write the number.

**Learning to Subtract - Precursory Skills For K.OA.A.3**

- Robbie Rabbit's Carrots - Robbie Rabbit loves to eat carrots. How many carrots does he have left?
- Subtraction Superstar! - Subtract the ones that are crossed out.

**Color 10 Objects in a Set - Precursory Skills For K.CC.B.4a**

- Beach Balls - Color 10 beach balls.
- Sail Boats, Trucks, and Trains - How many boats are not colored?

**Counting through Drawing- Precursory Skills For K.CC.B.4b**

- Balloons and Party Hats - Draw 8 party hats. Count and write the numbers.
- Animals Get Counted - Work up an animal at a time.

**Color Matching - Precursory Skills For K.G.B.5**

- Basic Colors Chart - as well as the shapes that go with them here.
- Colors of Objects - Common objects that are the basic colors.

**1 to Many Group Matching - Precursory Skills For K.CC.B.5**

- Counting the Goats - Find the set with the same number of objects.
- Hearts For Fingers - Which set has the same number? Draw a line to match.

**Identifying Groups of 6 to 10 Numbers - Precursory K.CC.B.5**

- How Many Butterflies? - Can You Count?
- Ice Cream For 6 - Circle the set that has 6 objects.

**Working With Tallies - Precursory Skills For K.CC.B.5**

- Balloon Tally - Show with tally marks.
- Tallies of 5 - Start a new group of tallies to count on from 5.

**Counting Money - Precursory Skills For K.CC.B.5**

- Coin Value - What is the value of the coins?
- Piggy Bank Totals - Look at the price tag. Circle the piggy bank with the correct amount.

**Finding Less in Sets - Precursory Skills For K.CC.C.6**

- Help The Gorilla - Circle the set with fewer objects.
- Smaller Sets - Hi, kids! Which set has the least number of objects?

**Comparing 2 Objects - Precursory Skills For K.CC.C.6**

- Which Group Has More? - There are more ladybugs than dragonflies.
- Largest Group - Count the groups. Circle the group with the largest number.

### Math Operations Skills

**Adding by 1 Additional Unit - Precursory Skills For K.OA.A.1**

- Adding A Single Shape - Draw one more in the box. Count the total number.
- Add 1 After Counting - Jake the Monkey is hungry. Help him count his bananas.

### Measurement Skills

**Halves; Pre-Symmetry - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.1**

- Halves of Shapes - A shape cut in half has two equal parts.
- Food Halves - Trace one half.

**Long and Short - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.1**

- Sss... Short - Circle the object that is longer and shorter.
- Wormy Lengths - Draw lines to help you find the longest and shortest worms.

**Find the Biggest Object - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.2**

**How Tall Is It? - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.1**

- Pails and Sea Gulls - The pail is 3 shells tall.
- Those Are Bug Leaves - You can measure objects by comparing.

**Spot All the Differences - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.2**

- Farm Scene - Can you find all 5 differences?
- Cats and Dogs - These cats are the same because they look exactly alike.

**More or Less Items and Objects - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.2**

- Bees and Snails - 6 is more than 4. There are more flowers than bees.
- Transportation - Which group has the least?

**Make Them the Same - Precursory Skills For K.MD.B.3**

- The Missing Handle - The umbrella is missing its handle.
- At the Beach - Find the objects that are the same.

**Matching Items and Numbers - Precursory Skills For K.MD.B.3**

- Number Words to 10 - Make words from these numbers.
- Counting Candy - Count to ten to make it work.

**Same and Different - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.3**

- Helicopters and Boats - Circle the picture that is the same as the first picture.
- Teddy Bears - The teddy bears are the same.

**Match the Same Number of Different Objects - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.3**

- Find a Hat - Can you help these kids find their hats?
- Bunny Match - Help the bunnies find food to eat.

**Recognizing the Same Size - Precursory Skills For K.MD.A.3**

- Cows, Foxes, and Toucans - Which animals are the same size?
- Cats and Kittens - The kittens are the same size.

**Matching Numbers and Groups of Objects - Precursory Skills For K.MD.B.3**

- Cat, Toys, and Bones - Match the cat to the toy mouse with the same number written on it.
- Paint, Cans, and Brushes - Match the number on the paint can to the box that shows that number.

**Matching Pairs - Precursory Skills For K.MD.B.3**

- Pairs of Socks - Find two matching socks to make a pair.
- Puppy Pairs - Each set of puppies looks the same.

### Geometry Skills

**One to One Relationships- General Geometry**

- Mouse, Horse, and Elephant - Draw a line to feed each animal.
- Milk For The Cookies - Find the fitting object.

**In Front and Behind - K.G.A.1**

- Clouds and Stars - The sun is behind the cloud.
- Position Words - Where is the star?

**Inside, Outside and in Between- K.G.A.1**

- Inside and Outside - This dog is inside his doghouse.
- In the Middle - The apple is between the oranges.

**Above and Below- K.G.A.1**

- In the Sky - The sun is above the cloud. The sun is below the cloud.
- By the Ocean - The water skier is above the water.

**Which is Smaller?- K.MD.A.2**

- Penguins and Whales - The whale on the right is smaller.
- Small, Smaller, Smallest - Drawing lines can help you compare the size of objects.

**Drawing and Tracing Geometric Shapes- K.G.A.3**

- Squares, Circles, and Triangles - Geometric Shapes
- Apple Finger Trace - Trace the apple with your finger.

**Finding Shapes and Following Directions- K.G.A.3**

- Using A Coloring Key - We use the key to color the shapes in the book.
- House of Colors - Match the shapes and color the picture based on the key.

**Sorting Shapes- K.G.B.5**

- 2-Dimensional Shapes - We look at the four basic shapes to start with.
- 3-Dimensional Shapes - Cubes, spheres, cylinders, and cones.

**Simple Patterns- K.G.B.4**

- What's the Pattern? - Notice anything?
- Finish the Pattern - This is an AB pattern.

**Patterns Through Colors- K.G.B.4**

- Using Color - What's going on here?
- A, B Patterns - What comes next?

**Basic Patterns with Missing Pieces- K.G.B.4**

- To the Bone! - Which dog bone is missing?
- A-B-C Patterns - Which pieces are missing?

**Following Sentence-Based Directions- K.G.B.5**

- Find the Animals - Find the animals that swim.
- Things That Go - A bike and skateboard have wheels.

**How Bright Colors Help Students Better Understand an Object** -
Who doesn't like a little pop of color? Bright colors are always easy to spot and when it comes to children, they take in the world with their eyes. They spot and recognize objects with the help of colors around them. Bright colors appeal to them because they are easy to spot. No wonder the studies show that vivid colors create a biochemical response. Having said that, here's how bright colors help students better understand an object.
1. Bright colors are easy to spot. Nay object having a bright color will be spotted easily ion a group of objects.
2. They associate colors with an object and this helps them identify the object every time they see it; for example red with apples and orange with oranges.
3. They perceive colors better than faded shades or pastels and hence understanding dark color objects becomes easy.
4. With the help of bright colors, students are able to memorize the even the shape and size of the objects. This helps them in calculations and measurements.
They form an image of the object in their heads when they hear the color of the object and this helps them in remembering the name of different objects.