# Breaking Down 8 - Lesson for Preschool, Chapter - 8 & 9

In the "Breaking Down 8" lesson, preschool students are set to embark on an exciting journey through the magical world of numbers, specifically focusing on the number 8. Through engaging activities such as the "Building with 8 Worksheet" and the "8 Petals Worksheet," children will learn to recognize, count to, and understand the value of the number 8 in various contexts.

Understanding the concept of 8 is crucial for young learners as it lays the foundation for basic arithmetic skills they will continue to build upon throughout their educational journey. Counting to 10 is a fundamental skill in early childhood education, and mastering the number 8 is an important step in achieving this milestone. The activities have been carefully designed to enhance students' counting abilities, improve their fine motor skills through drawing and building, and stimulate their cognitive development by recognizing patterns and sequences.

By the end of this lesson, students will not only have a better understanding of the number 8 but also gain confidence in their counting abilities. This newfound confidence and skill set are essential for their success in future math lessons and daily life activities that require basic counting and number recognition.

Estimated classroom time: 6 min
Chapter: 8 & 9
Unit: Counting to 10
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1st
3:00 min
Building with 8 Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
8 Petals Worksheet
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• ### Activity 1 / Building with 8 Worksheet

The builders in this simple worksheet need your child’s help. Learning never stops. So, of course, even after your kids get done with school and their lessons, you can help them some more by giving them simple exercises like the one in this printout to help their knowledge. If you think that your kids need some extra help with their counting skills, then this exercise is just for you. Help them count the bricks and then circle the groups that have 8.

• ### Activity 2 / 8 Petals Worksheet

Counting is something that your kids must perfect before they can do a lot of other things. At this stage in their lives, they are probably learning to count in school and might be excited to count all the objects they see around the home. Encourage your children to perfect their counting skills with the simple exercise in this colorful worksheet. Help them count the petals on all six flowers, and then check the flowers that have 8 petals.