9 Books to Develop Number Sense

Teach Magically 9 Books to Develop Number Sense
I love combining math with as many different subjects as possible! Read alouds make a great way to incorporate reading comprehension (click to get comprehension questions), math skills, rhyming and what ever else the story provides. 

I included the links from amazon so you can purchase if needed but I also provided the “best” links I have found on Youtube…because you may need a minute to get supplies ready and pulling up a quick video makes it easy and fun. 

Check out 10 Best Math Videos that will get kids moving and learning.
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Here are some great books to develop Number Sense.

1. 1,2,3 Peas by Keith Bakr

Count from one to one hundred in this pea-filled picture book that’s packed with bright, bold numbers and playful number-themed scenes. Your kiddos will be calling for more peas, please.
2. Chicka 1,2,3 by Bill Martin Jr.
Fun rhyming about the numbers. Check out other rhyming

3.Splash! by Ann Jonas

Falling in and crawling out, how many animals can you count? Yep, perfect for counting.

4.The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Perfect for teaching the days of the week, as the very hungry caterpillar literally eats his way through the pages of the book.

Perfect for learning to count from one to ten with a simple, rhyming text and laugh-out-loud illustrations! How do dinosaurs count to ten? Over and over and over again!

6.How Many Snails? by Paul Giganti, Jr.

There’s plenty of opportunity to practice counting, but that’s just the beginning! A series of simple questions directs children to determine the differences between seemingly similar objects, developing observation, discrimination, and visual analysis. The eye-catching, bold illustrations are by a two-time Caldecott Honor-Book recipient.

7.Ten Sly Piranhas by William Wise

Fun way to count backward in this crafty tale about one very hungry piranha. Ten sly piranhas are swimming in a river, but one at a time they disappear, until the proud overeater is the only surviving piranha. He is confident that he can eat anybody, but he is no match for the giant crocodile lurking on the bank. 

8.Zero the Hero by Joan Holub

Explains all about 0! Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. That’s what all the other numbers think of Zero. He doesn’t add anything in addition. He’s of no use in division. And don’t even ask what he does in multiplication. (Hint: Poof!) But Zero knows he’s worth a lot, and when the other numbers get into trouble, he swoops in to prove that his talents are innumerable.

9.Tally O’Mally by Stuart Murphy 
Perfect for tally marks. The O’Malleys are off to the beach! But it’s a long, hot, boring drive. What can Eric, Bridget, and Nell do to keep busy? Play tally games, of course—counting up all the gray cars or green T-shirts they see. Whoever has the most marks at the end wins the game.

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