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Sundae Skip Counting Activity

Kids will have fun practicing counting by 2, 5, and 6 with this  free printable Ice Cream Sundae Skip Counting Activity perfect for summer learning or math centers with kindergarten and grade 1.

FREE Ice Cream Skip Counting Activity - Kids will have fun practicing counting by 2, 5, and 6 with this  free printable Ice Cream Sundae Skip Counting Activity perfect for summer learning or math centers with kindergarten and grade 1.

Skip Counting

Looking for a fun way to get kids to learn skip counting? These sundae themed skip counting strips are perfect for that! Learners will use dry erase markers or magnetic numbers, and then skip count to solve the number puzzles on each strip. Included in the math pack for kindergartners and 1st grade includes:

  • Skip counting by 2
  • Skip Counting by 5
  • Skip Counting by 6

Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler, this is a fun math activity for kindergartners, first grade, and even 2nd grade students. Use this as extra practice, as summer learning, or in math center before school lets out.

practice skip counting by 2,5 & 6 with this fun, free printable skip counting activity for kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade students

Skip Counting Activity

Simply scroll to the bottom of the screen, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window to save and print. Print as many strip templates as you need for the number of students in your class. You can print the ice cream scoop printable in black and white or in color to laminate and use with a dry erase marker for durability. This is a good idea for those using this in a math center!

If you used the blackline template have students color their math sundaes with crayons, markers, colored pencils, gel pens, etc. You can differentiate these strips and use numbers up to 5 with some of your learners depending on their level.

To prepare:

  • A4 paper
  • Unifix cubes for counting practice
  • Printer
  • Laminator
  • Scissors

Teaching Skip Counting with a summer math activity for kindergarten, grade 1, and grade 2 children

Teaching Skip Counting

Prepare and cut up the skip counting strips you can place these in a mini tub along with unifix cubes so the kids can pretend they are building sundaes. There are also black and white options. Be sure to have enough cubes and strips. The students will then choose a strip, then begin to skip count by that number. They can also use unifix cubes to assist them as they learn to skip count by 2,5 and 6. Watch the students as they do this – have them even roll play dough to create the skip counting numbers. Some kids will begin building their unifix cubes right away– that’s ok too. Just be sure they are doing this correctly. The cubes you purchase can be used to connect and build just make sure that you buy the right ones that can do this too.

These tasks can easily be differentiated with your learners. So have the younger kids work on number 2 strips and the advanced learners working on 5 & 6.

This activity is hands-on and perfect for kids to use when they need a refresher or some more skip counting games and activities. Kids will love counting and building using sundae scoops.

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Yara

Yara is the founder of Sea of Knowledge and an ESL teacher with a passion for making learning fun and engaging. She loves creating fun activities that children and learners can benefit from.

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