# Mingle & Count: A Game of Number Sense

Kindergarten / Math / Counting
CCSS: Math.K.CC.B.4b Math.K.CC.B.5

Common Core State Standards

 Math Math K Kindergarten CC Counting & Cardinality B Count to tell the number of objects 4b Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality. a. When counting objects, say the number names in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one number name and each number name with one and only one object. b. Understand that the last number name said tells the number of objects counted. The number of objects is the same regardless of their arrangement or the order in which they were counted. c. Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity that is one larger. Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.2 MB)

Common Core State Standards

 Math Math K Kindergarten CC Counting & Cardinality B Count to tell the number of objects 5 Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects. Download Common Core State Standards (PDF 1.2 MB)
Lesson Objective
Practice counting by forming groups based on a given number
Length
5 min
Questions to Consider
Notice how rules for the game are revisited before students begin to mingle.
What is done with remaining students who do not make a full group?
How does this interaction encourage students to problem-solve together?

## Supporting Materials

• #### Mingle & Count: A Game of Number Sense Transcript

Mingle & Count: A Game of Number Sense program transcript