# Breaking Down 6 - Lesson for Preschool, Chapter - 6 & 7

In the lesson titled "Breaking Down 6," preschool students will embark on an intriguing journey to understand the concept of the number 6, reinforcing their counting skills up to 10. This lesson falls under Chapters 6 & 7, focusing on the foundational skill of counting, a critical math skill for early learners.

Students will engage in two interactive activities: the "6 Parrots Worksheet" and the "Make 6 Worksheet. " Through the "6 Parrots Worksheet," they will learn to recognize and count to 6 using colorful parrot illustrations, enhancing their visual learning and number recognition. In the "Make 6 Worksheet," children will practice creating groups of 6 items, fostering their understanding of quantity and improving their hand-eye coordination as they draw or place items to reach the total of 6.

Learning to confidently count to 6 and understanding its significance is crucial for preschoolers. It lays the groundwork for future mathematical concepts, such as addition and subtraction, and develops critical thinking skills. By mastering these concepts through engaging activities, students will not only advance academically but will also gain a sense of accomplishment and increased confidence in their mathematical abilities.

Estimated classroom time: 6 min
Chapter: 6 & 7
Unit: Counting to 10
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1st
3:00 min
6 Parrots Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Make 6 Worksheet
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• ### Activity 1 / 6 Parrots Worksheet

Who doesn't love bright and colorful parrots? They're cheery and full of vibrance, and with this free worksheet, they're great helpers for your children as they practice identifying groups of six. With the beautifully colored one-to-one representation, your child will love counting the different parrots and then checking off the groups that have six in each. They won't even realize it's math; they'll just think they've made some new and exotic friends.

• ### Activity 2 / Make 6 Worksheet

Snowball fights are always fun, and the more snowball ammunition, the better! Your child will love joining their snowman friends as they count out groups that make the number six and then circle the groups. One-to-one picture representation and number sense will be strengthened and your child will not know anything but they're having a blast making snowballs for fun! They may even ask you for more, so bundle up!