LET'S COUNT ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE, TEN:
Count with your fingers.
Count all the household items you can find.
Get some graph paper and count the graphs in groups of ten. Color each group of ten squares a certain color. Then count another group of ten squares and color them a different color. Do this until the page is completed with color graph squares.
Count hot dogs.
Count the crackers as you break them up into soup.
Count your jewelery.
Count your hair accessories.
Count the numbers on a clock, watch, etc.
Count clothes pins.
Whatever you find to count, count together and count out loud as you both point to each and every item.
When you are sure your child knows how to count from one to ten and understands the number of items represented by each number, then you may want to begin adding numbers. Click here to go to the next level.