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Counting Numbers for Grade 1 Students

In kindergarten and grade 1, kids learn to count numbers, starting with the recognition of numbers and their values, to skip counting by the end of grade 1.
To help your grade 1 kids practice counting numbers we’ve created a page of worksheets dedicated to everything they need to know about counting by the end of grade 1. Let’s take you on a tour of the worksheets.

Numbers as words

Our first set of worksheets has students match their numbers to their written words; for example – 8 – eight.

Numbers as words

Using pictures to count

There are two sets of worksheets, where students use pictures to work out the numbers. In this first set, students are asked to circle the number of objects to match the number:

Count objects - numbers worksheet for grade 1

In this second set, the work is reversed. Students have to count objects and write down how many there are.

Count objects to 20

Counting numbers

There’s a series of three worksheets in this section: counting 1-20, counting 1-30 and counting 1-50.

number charts

Skip counting

In grade 1, students work on skip counting by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s and 10s. We have created worksheets for all these categories.

counting by 2s

Number charts

There’s a whole section of number charts that start with full to less empty counting from 1 to 100, then charts counting by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s and 10s.

Number chart 1 to 100

Counting backwards

We have created three series of worksheets on counting backwards: by 1s, by 2s and by 5s.

Counting backwards

Identify even and odd numbers

Our final set of worksheets ask students to work out if a number is even or odd. There are worksheets on the numbers 1-20, 1-100 and 1-1,000, making it increasingly harder for students for practice.

Even and odd numbers

We hope these worksheets help your kids master counting numbers.