"Wake Up Brains" with Skip Counting Songs
Lesson Objective: Practice skip counting with songs and movements
Grades K-3 / Math / Counting

Thought starters

  1. How could these songs be connected to multiplication and addition?
  2. What effect does incorporating movement have on student engagement?
  3. How do these songs make memorization fun?
64 Comments
Great idea....love it!
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Love the activity where can we get the songs to use in our classrooms
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This activity would be excellent to get everyone involved. Where can you get these songs for the class?
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This is wonderful. I've been looking all weekend for these songs, where can I purchase them? Fun!
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I am tracking down how to purchase the songs. I'll let you know when I find out.
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Transcripts

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    Interviewer: Now show me you’re ready for this one.

    Interviewee: [Singing] Five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5,

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    Interviewer: Now show me you’re ready for this one.

    Interviewee: [Singing] Five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5. [inaudible 00:30] Five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 [inaudible 00:55] Five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40.

    Interviewer: And?

    Interviewee: Fifty-five, 60.

    Interviewer: Good, why don’t you stand up for sixes?

    Interviewee: [Singing] Six, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42. Six, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48. Six, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60.

    Interviewer: And?

    Interviewee: Sixty-six, 72.

    Interviewer: Last one. Be really sappy.

    Interviewee: [Singing] Seven, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56 and 63, and the best one of all oh 70.

    Interviewer: Big leans.

    Interviewee: [Singing] Seven, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, and 63, and the best one of all is oh 70.

    [End of Audio]

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