# Counting to 50— Let's Practice!

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## Counting to Fifty – Introduction

Get your thinking cap on because today we're going to practice counting to fifty by ones! It's time to begin! Counting in ones means we count each number in order without skipping any. Ready? Let's go!

## What Does it Mean to Count to Fifty by Ones?

Counting to fifty by ones means saying the numbers from one all the way to fifty in the correct order, one by one.

## Counting to Fifty – Step by Step

We'll count together slowly at first, and then we'll try counting faster. Notice the patterns as we count, like how each group of ten starts a new set of numbers.

You will notice that we repeat the ones from one to 9 each time after we start a new group of ten.

## Counting Slowly with Visuals

Ready? Let's start by counting slowly. You can use a number chart or count with your fingers.

One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten

Eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty

Twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-five, twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine, thirty

Thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five, thirty-six, thirty-seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty

Forty-one, forty-two, forty-three, forty-four, forty-five, forty-six, forty-seven, forty-eight, forty-nine, fifty

Did you also get to fifty? Great job!

## Counting Faster with Actions

Now, let's try counting again, but this time let's do it faster and with some actions. Let's clap our hands for each number we say.

One (clap), two (clap), three (clap), four (clap), five (clap), six (clap), seven (clap), eight (clap), nine (clap), ten (clap)

Eleven (clap), twelve (clap), thirteen (clap), fourteen (clap), fifteen (clap), sixteen (clap), seventeen (clap), eighteen (clap), nineteen (clap), twenty (clap)

Twenty-one (clap), twenty-two (clap), twenty-three (clap), twenty-four (clap), twenty-five (clap), twenty-six (clap), twenty-seven (clap), twenty-eight (clap), twenty-nine (clap), thirty (clap)

Thirty-one (clap), thirty-two (clap), thirty-three (clap), thirty-four (clap), thirty-five (clap), thirty-six (clap), thirty-seven (clap), thirty-eight (clap), thirty-nine (clap), forty (clap)

Forty-one (clap), forty-two (clap), forty-three (clap), forty-four (clap), forty-five (clap), forty-six (clap), forty-seven (clap), forty-eight (clap), forty-nine (clap), fifty (clap)

Did you reach fifty again? Awesome!

## Counting to Fifty – Creative Practice

Now, let's get creative. Draw 50 stars on a piece of paper, and count them as you go! Did you get 50, too?

## Counting to Fifty – Summary

Key Learnings from this Text:

• Counting to fifty by ones means saying each number in order from one to fifty.
• Use a number chart or visuals to help see the patterns in counting.
• Practice counting slowly first, then try counting faster with actions like clapping.

Keep practicing skip counting to become a math whiz and master counting! Check out more fun math problems and activities on our website, such as counting to 10, counting to 100, or counting to 20.

## Counting to Fifty – Frequently Asked Questions

Why is it important to count to fifty?
Can I practice counting to fifty with a friend?
What should I do if I make a mistake while counting?
How can I make counting to fifty more fun?
Is it okay to count faster after practicing slowly?
What comes after the number thirty-nine?
How can I check if I counted to fifty correctly?
Where can I find more counting activities?

### TranscriptCounting to 50— Let's Practice!

Razzi says get your thinking cap on because today we're going to practice, "Counting to Fifty!" It's time to begin! Let's count to fifty by ones, starting with the number one! Ready, let's count: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-five, twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five, thirty-six,thirty-seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty, forty-one, forty-two, forty-three, forty-four, forty-five, forty-six, forty-seven, forty-eight, forty-nine, fifty! Did you also get to fifty? Let's count it once more! But this time, we'll do it faster! Ready, let's go: one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four, twenty-five, twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-one, thirty-two, thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five, thirty-six, thirty-seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty, forty-one, forty-two, forty-three, forty-four, forty-five, forty-six, forty-seven, forty-eight, forty-nine, fifty! Did you reach fifty again? Razzi had so much fun practicing with you today! See you next time!

## Counting to 50— Let's Practice! exercise

Would you like to apply the knowledge you’ve learned? You can review and practice it with the tasks for the video Counting to 50— Let's Practice!.
• ### Fill in the missing numbers from 1-20.

Hints

Count by 1's out loud to hear which number comes next.

Look at this number line to help fill in numbers from 1 to 10.

To find the numbers from 11-20, start at 10 and count up. 10, 11.....what numbers do you hear?

Solution

Counting by 1's from 1 - 20 looks like this:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

• ### Fill in the missing numbers from 20 to 40.

Hints

Start at 20, and count out loud by 1's to find which number comes next.

Remember, counting by 1's from 11-20 looked like this:

11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20.

Solution

Counting by 1's from 20 to 40 looks like this:

20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40

• ### Identify in the missing numbers from 1-25.

Hints

Remember to count by 1's out loud. Which number do you hear?

Solution

By counting on by 1's, the missing numbers are: 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15, 19, 23, and 24.

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

• ### Identify in the missing numbers from 26-50.

Hints

Remember, start at the first number, and count up by 1's.

Counting up by 1's starting at 15 is: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25.

Solution

By counting up by 1's, we find the missing numbers are 28, 30, 36, 40, 42, 45, and 48.

26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50

• ### Fill in the missing numbers from 40 to 50.

Hints

Start at 40, and count up by 1's.

Starting at 30 and counting up by 1's looks like this: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40.

Solution

Counting up from 40 to 50 looks like this:

40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50.

• ### Identify the missing numbers from 1-50.

Hints

Think about the order of numbers from 1-10. Think about the pattern that continues as you count to 50.

Look at the table from the video, Use it to see patterns, and count to 50.

Solution

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

21, 22, 23, 24 .25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40

41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50.