# Classifying Objects and Count the Number of Objects in Each Category CCSS.Math.Content - Lesson for Kindergarten, Chapter - Matching and Sorting

In this engaging lesson titled "Classifying Objects and Counting the Number of Objects in Each Category" under the Matching and Sorting chapter of the Early Logic and Geometry unit, Kindergarten students will dive into the foundational skills of sorting and classifying objects based on their attributes, such as type and color. Through hands-on activities such as Sorting and Counting Objects, Classifying Toys by Type and Color Sorting Worksheet, Sort and Count Candy Worksheet, and Sort and Count Fruits Worksheet, students will learn to recognize similarities and differences among objects, group them accordingly, and accurately count the items within each category.

This lesson is crucial for several reasons. Firstly, it lays the groundwork for mathematical thinking, promoting logical reasoning and problem-solving skills. Secondly, it enhances students' ability to observe and analyze, skills that are essential not just in math but across all learning areas. Moreover, mastering these concepts will help students in understanding more complex mathematical concepts in the future. By fostering an interactive and explorative learning environment, this lesson aims to build a strong foundation in early math skills while ensuring the concepts are grasped in a fun and memorable way.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Matching and Sorting
Unit: Early Logic and Geometry
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4:00 min
Sorting and Counting Objects
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2nd
3:00 min
Classifying Toys by Type and Color Sorting Worksheet
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3rd
3:00 min
Sort and Count Candy Worksheet
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4th
3:00 min
Sort and Count Fruits Worksheet
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• ### Activity 2 / Classifying Toys by Type and Color Sorting Worksheet

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Your child will enjoy counting all of the different toys by color and type. Join in the fun and help read the directions to your child to promote literacy skills, and following directions.
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Through this worksheet, your child will:
Practice recognizing and counting all toys of the same type. Your child will use complex problem-solving processes to recognize and count all toys that are alike in type. For instance, your child practice counting toys regardless of color.
• Practice counting all toys of the same color. Your preschooler will then switch thinking processes to count all toys of the same color, regardless of type.
Practice recognizing numbers to mark answer choices. Finally, your child will practice literacy and numeracy skills when the practice circling their answers. In order to mark their answers, they will need to take the number they counted in their heads, and recognize it on the paper. While this sounds simple, for the youngest of learners, converting their ideas from their head to paper is a complex and important task to practice.
Try out this sorting worksheet to help your kids grasp the notion of living and non-living objects.

• ### Activity 3 / Sort and Count Candy Worksheet

Yum, yum the candy's all here and who doesn't love sorting chocolate and candy? Your children will be all in as they use familiar items and pictures to sort the pictures into chocolate or candy groups. They'll also use one-to-one representation to count the candies and practice fine motor skills with the traceable lines on this free worksheet.

• ### Activity 4 / Sort and Count Fruits Worksheet

Your children will strengthen their critical thinking and number reasoning skills with this free worksheet. They'll sort the fruits into the groups they belong, count how many in each group and even practice their fine motor skills with the traceable lines connecting the fruits to the right categories. It's delicious learning they'll want to take a bite of using familiar pictures and basic number sense.