# Unit Study: Preschool Numbers

### Target Age Group:

Preschoolers (Ages 3-5) Grade Level: Pre-K

### Goals:

By the end of this unit study, preschoolers will be able to:

1. Identify and name numbers from 1 to 10.
2. Understand the concept of counting and basic numerical order.
3. Recognize and compare quantities.
4. Develop fine motor skills through arts and crafts activities related to numbers.
5. Gain a basic understanding of basic math concepts.

### Schedule: 5-Day Plan

#### Day 1: Introduction to Numbers

• Introduce numbers 1 to 5 using counting games and activities.
• Discuss the concept of counting objects.
• Arts and Crafts: Create a number line.

#### Day 2: Counting and Comparing

• Practice counting objects up to 10.
• Engage in activities to compare quantities (more, less).
• Arts and Crafts: Create a quantity comparison chart.

#### Day 3: Number Recognition

• Focus on recognizing numbers 6 to 10.
• Use flashcards and games to reinforce number recognition.
• Arts and Crafts: Create a number recognition puzzle.

#### Day 4: Counting Everyday Items

• Explore counting everyday items (e.g., toys, snacks).
• Engage in hands-on counting activities.
• Arts and Crafts: Create a counting book.

#### Day 5: Shapes and Numbers

• Introduce the concept of associating numbers with shapes.
• Count and identify shapes with corresponding numbers.
• Arts and Crafts: Create shape-themed number cards.

### Resource List:

#### Books:

1. “Ten Apples Up On Top!” by Dr. Seuss – Amazon Link
2. “Mouse Count” by Ellen Stoll Walsh – Amazon Link
3. “Numbers Colors Shapes” by Roger Priddy – Amazon Link