Children may pass out papers in
and also help with taking the
Guess How Many
estimating activities. Estimate how many marbles
jar, chocolate chips per cookie; for example:
the number of marbles in a jar, children
in the class,
blocks in the box, candies in a bag.
Let everyone guess. Provide no clues. List everyone's
guess on chart paper.
Discuss guesses. Who
guessed the most? Who guessed the least?
count and see who came the closest.
the number of birthdays per month.
First Day Graph
patterns of a bus, foot & car. The children choose
one that represents how they came to school.
Height and Weight
each child's height and weight and record
that to compare at the end of the school year.