• NUMBER: Counting
Counters may literally be used as objects to count or may be used to show progress in a game.
Counting numbers: one, two, three, partitioning, patterning.
Counters come in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes. The most common sizes are:
Counters may be described as:
Two-sided, Two Colour
Typical Classroom Requirements
• At least 1000 transparent counters
• 500 opaque counters
• 500 two-color counters
Support and Complementary Materials
Pawns may be used to mark the progress of a game. They are easier for children to pick up and move.