Math - K-6 - Number sense (Numbers)

Based on Alberta Education's math curriculum for elementary grades. Topics include counting, skip counting, big numbers, place value, odd and even numbers, halving and doubling, prime and composite numbers etc. See also Math K-6 - Counting.
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One hundred hungry ants head towards a picnic to get yummies for their tummies…

ARRAYS One hundred very hungry ants hurry to sample the delights of a picnic, but marching in single file seems too slow for 100 empty tummies. The smallest ant of all suggests they travel in 2 rows of four rows of 25 . and the division begins

A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of construction workers building with bricks.

Billions Of Bricks (Book) : Cyrus, Kurt : A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of a construction worker building with bricks.

There are strangers camped nearby and knights in the castle are anxious that an enemy is lying in wait, everyone moves quickly to defend the castle.Using rounding techniques to figure out the totals more quickly, Rounds II is just in time to help stave off a potentially disastrous attack.

Sir Cumference may stress out about marauding invaders, but he's got the math thing down. The latest in the Sir Cumference series of math adventures. Don't go to math class without him!

FICTION:One Monday morning / by Uri Shulevitz. Graphing and number sense

One Monday morning / by Uri Shulevitz. Graphing and number sense

Two piglets prepare a pie counting the ingredients by twos.

When we are learning to count by in Classical Conversations, this is a great book to read. My kids think the stuff the pigs put in the pie is so funny. Michael Dahl is a wonderful author of math concept books.

Zero, dismayed by her big, empty, roundness, tries to force herself into the shape of the much-admired One, but must finally accept that she can only be Zero.

Zero (Book) : Otoshi, Kathryn : As budding young readers learn about numbers and counting, they are also introduced to accepting different body types, developing social skills and character, and learning what it means to find value in oneself and others.

In order to have fun at a game of tug-of-war, forest animals balance the teams by using a see-saw. Includes nonfiction math notes for meanings of equal.

Kathy's First Grade Adventure: The Meaning of the Equals Sign - First Grade Math

FICTION:Pete the cat loves the buttons on his shirt so much that he makes up a song about them, and even as the buttons pop off, one by one, he still finds a reason to sing.

Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt—the one with the four totally groovy buttons. But when one falls off, does Pete cry? Goodness, no! He just keeps on singing his song—after all, what could be groovier than three groovy buttons?

A counting book featuring animals with different numbers of feet. Listed on…

A counting book featuring animals with different numbers of feet. Listed on website: Teaching Numbers with Children's Books -- Best Books for Kids Learning to Count

Count each and every one as life multiplies again and again in this lush and fascinating book about the rainforest,

Tree of Wonder: The Many Marvelous Lives of a Rainforest Tree by Kate Messner -

What's the biggest mathematical mystery in nature? Fibonacci numbers! The pattern creeps up in the most unexpected places. It's clear that math holds secrets to nature and that nature holds secret numbers.

2010 - Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature by Sarah C. Campbell - Provides an introduction to Fibonacci numbers as revealed in the growing patterns of flower petals, pinecones, pineapple skins, and nautilus shells.