Counting Math Practice Test for 1st Grade – [Medium]

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    Stepping into 1st grade is a milestone in itself. Children aren’t just beginning a new grade; they’re embarking on an adventure that entails gaining new knowledge, particularly in mathematics. At Brighterly, we believe that mastering the art of counting in 1st grade, especially at a medium level of difficulty, can set the foundation for future mathematical explorations. Let’s dive deep into this fascinating journey of numbers.

    Why Counting Matters in 1st Grade

    Counting is the essence of math. Before we begin crunching big numbers or solving complex problems, we start with the basics: counting. And, while it may sound simple, counting is the building block for many mathematical concepts. Research has consistently shown the impact of early numeracy skills on later math success.

    For 1st graders, counting isn’t just about repeating numbers. It’s about understanding the sequence, recognizing patterns, and establishing a connection between numbers and quantities. When children embrace counting at this age, they lay the foundation for skills like addition, subtraction, and even multiplication and division in the years to come.

    Medium-Difficulty Counting Activities for Your 1st Grader

    At Brighterly, we have handpicked some unique medium-difficulty counting activities that can make learning not just informative, but also super fun:

    • Skip Counting: Instead of counting one by one, challenge your child to count by twos, fives, or even tens. This will not only improve their counting speed but also introduce them to the world of multiplication.

    • Number Puzzles: Puzzles that require placing numbers in a sequence can be an engaging way for kids to understand the order of numbers.

    • Math Storybooks: Integrate counting with storytelling. There are plenty of math storybooks that weave numbers into tales, making learning enjoyable.

    • Digital Counting Games: The digital age has given us numerous interactive counting games that can adapt to your child’s learning pace, making the learning process more personalized.

    Counting Practice Test

    Get ready for math lessons with Brighterly! As your child progresses through their mathematical journey, challenges become stepping stones, and every test becomes an opportunity. Crafted meticulously by our expert educators, this medium-difficulty test ensures a comprehensive understanding of fundamental counting principles.

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    Lucy counts by 3s and stops at 21. Which number did she start from?

    2 / 20

    If you arrange 9 toys in 3 groups equally, how many toys are in each group?

    3 / 20

    Which number is in the middle of 15 and 17?

    4 / 20

    In a basket of 20 fruits, 5 are apples. How many are not apples?

    5 / 20

    If you skip count by 5’s, which number comes after 25?

    6 / 20

    How many ears do 3 bunnies have?

    7 / 20

    In a box of 10 cookies, if you eat 3, how many are left?

    8 / 20

    What comes next in the sequence: 5, 10, 15, ...?

    9 / 20

    Mike has 8 chocolates and eats 4. How many chocolates does he have now?

    10 / 20

    Which of these is an odd number?

    11 / 20

    How many pennies make up 10 cents?


    12 / 20

    If you count by twos, what number will you say after 14?

    13 / 20

    What is the 10th number if you start counting from 1?

    14 / 20

    How many toes are on 2 feet?

    15 / 20

    If there are 4 birds on a tree and 3 fly away, how many are left?

    16 / 20

    What number comes after 19?

    17 / 20

    Jenny has 5 candies and gives 2 to her friend. How many candies does she have left?

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    What comes next in the sequence: 2, 4, 6, ...?

    19 / 20

    If you have 4 apples and pick 3 more, how many apples do you have?

    20 / 20

    How many fingers are there in 3 hands?

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