In this activity you will use clothespins to practice skip counting. Remember that skip counting can be done by a variety of different numbers.

Heads In, Hearts In: Skippy Clippy

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What you need to know:

Skip counting is counting by a number other than one. For example, you can skip count by 2, skip count by 3 and so on. When skip counting by 2, you count 2, 4, 6, 8 and so on. Skip counting helps you to learn how to count many things quickly, count money easily, tell time in various increments and begin to understand multiplication.

What you will do and learn:

You will use clothespins to practice skip counting. Remember that skip counting can be done by a variety of different numbers. Practicing skip counting is a great way to become accurate and quick at counting by numbers other than one. In no time, you’ll become a quick Skippy Clippy!

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