Home > Math Topics > Counting >

## Mixed Skip Counting

#### Grade 2 Base Ten - 2.NBT.A.2

Simple Ways to Practice Your Counting - Counting is the starting point of learning math. It is the basic skill that children must master before they move on to other fundamental concepts. Counting is important because it enables children to learn the meaning behind the numbers. As adults, we automatically understand what six units of something mean, but children need a lot of practice to grasp this basic numeral concept. Below, we have stated some tips which will help your children in easily understanding this basic concept. - Use manipulatives such as candies, erasers, pennies, etc. to teach counting. Start with a small group and ask children to count them. For instance, you can line up a few pennies or eraser and ask your children from that point till the end - Rhymes or songs are hands down the most fun way of teaching math. There are several songs and rhymes that can be recited daily for practicing counting. Songs like Alphabet song and Row, Row, Row your boat can help your children in learning to count. - A hundred chart is a great tool to help your children learn to count. Get one of the hundred chart and use it when you are introducing the concept of counting. These worksheets and lessons focus on mastering the art of counting by set skipped numbers.

### Printable Worksheets And Lessons  #### Homework Sheets

These sheets followed in a progression will get students where they need to be with this skill.

• Homework 1 - Write the number that is 4 more than the number shown.
• Homework 2 - 7 more is the same thing as saying add 7. 9 + 7 = 16.
• Homework 3 - Jumping around by 2s and 7s.

#### Practice Worksheets

These progress up to the block method that is the standard.

• Practice 1 - The numbers are just simple counting by ones.
• Practice 2 - When completing mixed counting sequence, find the difference between two sequential numbers first. Then plug the missing boxes with the numbers that would continue that counting series.

#### Math Skill Quizzes

The quizzes follow the preferred block format that you will see in many different test skill focus areas.

• Quiz 1 - Follow the counting instructions above each set.
• Quiz 2 - Count by 2 from 6 to 22.
• Quiz 3 - These little boxes are really helpful.