Count Backward from 10-1 - Lesson for Kindergarten, Chapter - One More and One Less

In the "Count Backward from 10-1" lesson, part of the "Counting and Cardinality up to 20" unit, kindergarten students embark on an engaging journey to master the concept of counting backwards. Through the delightful tunes of "Ten in the Bed" and "Five Little Monkeys," students will not only sing along but also internalize the numerical order in reverse, from ten down to one. This lesson plays a critical role in building a solid foundation in early mathematics, especially in the chapter focusing on "One More and One Less".

Understanding how to count backward is an essential skill that enhances students' numerical fluency and prepares them for more complex mathematical concepts such as subtraction. By engaging with these fun and interactive songs, students will improve their memory recall of numbers and develop an intuitive sense of number sequences. This foundational skill is crucial for future mathematical reasoning and problem-solving.

Furthermore, this lesson fosters a positive and encouraging learning environment, where students can learn through music and participation. The ability to count forwards and backwards confidently will boost their mathematical confidence and readiness for tackling more challenging concepts as they progress in their educational journey.

Estimated classroom time: 8 min
Chapter: One More and One Less
Unit: Counting and Cardinality up to 20
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1st
4:00 min
Ten in the Bed | Song
video
2nd
4:00 min
Five Little Monkeys | Song
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