Do your students need a little extra help skip counting by 5’s? This free printable skip counting by 5’s game is a perfect addition to your math center rotation.
Songs to help your little learners
These are 2 of our favorite songs to help learn how to count by 5’s.
JackHartman I Count By 5’s Exercise and Count By 5
This is a fun song that gets the kids up and moving, counting by 5’s.
Scratch Garden I The Counting By Fives Song
The kids also enjoy this song, helping to count by 5’s as the rocket ascends.
Prep – Work for Skip Counting Games for the Classroom
To make the center, you’ll need to download and print the free printable below. Cut and laminate the cards so the game can be played over and over again.
There are a few different ways you can have the student practice their skip counting. Start by only giving them 4 cards so they can practice skip counting by 5’s. 5, 10, 15, 20. Once they have that concept you can continue to add cards and have them place the balloons in order again skip counting by 5’s.
To make it even a bit more challenging, when they are ready, have them choose a higher number to start with. For example, the student chooses 45. Then have them continue to skip count on by 5’s.
The recording sheet will help keep the students accountable for their center time.
You can download the free skip counting by 5’s printable below.
I hope this fun little activity makes for a fun and engaging activity to help your student practice their skip counting.