**How Many....**

**Can You See?**

What to do:

**start the game by asking,**- "How many girls are there here today?"
- "How many boys are there here today?"

**wait for answer, confirm together by counting heads out loud and then continue with,**- "How many people have their shoes on today?"
- "How many boys and girls have red hair?"
- "How many chairs are there at this table?"
- "How many blue cars can you see?"
- "How many babies are there here today?" "How many signs can you see?"
- "How many pictures are on this page?"
- "How many pages are there in this newspaper (just take about 5 to 10 pages)", etc. etc.

**call upon different children to answer different questions****always verify their answers by all focusing on the subject in question and counting together out loud****count by ones****count loudly, slowly, and clearly****continue game until children are tired or lose interest**

Variation:

- encourage children to ask the "How many questions" of each other
- let them take turns being the leader