Illinois Early Learning Project

View Resource

IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Making Sense of Numbers
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Captemos el sentido de los números
Polish Version: Rozumienie liczb
Chinese Version: 理解数字
Korean Version: 숫자 감각 익히기
Arabic Version: فهم الأرقام
French Version: Comprendre les nombres
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Art
Family Activities
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: MATHEMATICS
Goals: 6. Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations.
Learning Standards: 6.B. Add and subtract to create new numbers and begin to construct sets.
Benchmarks: 6.B.ECa. Recognize that numbers (or sets of objects) can be combined or separated to make another number.
6.B.ECb. Show understanding of how to count out and construct sets of objects of a given number up to 5.
6.B.ECc. Identify the new number created when small sets (up to 5) are combined or separated.
6.B.ECd. Informally solve simple mathematical problems presented in a meaningful context.
6.B.ECe. Fairly share a set of up to 10 items between two children.