How To Use Your Fingers Like A Number Line

Finger counting is a method to count numbers using fingers, moving from the left pinky to the thumb

Finger counting is a simple technique for counting using the fingers on one or both hands. It can be utilized alongside Dot Cards to build a foundation for numerical recognition.

Here's how to use fingers for counting:

  1. Start by looking at the back of your left hand.
  2. Begin counting from the pinky finger, moving sequentially towards the thumb, with each finger representing a number.
  3. Once all fingers on the left hand have been used, shift your attention to the back of your right hand.
  4. Continue counting from the thumb, moving towards the right pinky finger.

This process of finger counting resembles moving along a number line, providing a tangible and intuitive method for understanding numerical progression.

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