“How many _______ do we have?”

I wonder… do you know how many shoes are in your house?  How about the number of windows or doors?  How many chairs do you own?  How many shirts are in the closet or in the whole house?  How many carrots, tomatoes, green beans or ears of corn will your garden produce?

Wouldn’t it be a fun game to predict, and then explore the answer to:  

“How many _______ do we have?”

Prediction can be a helpful reading skill.
Investigation  and prediction are valuable math and science skills.
Teaching young children to predict, investigate, and observe is a contributing factor to becoming successful in school.
Happy counting!

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