“Our calendar is almost full of numbers! What number will it be today, can anyone help me count?” “I can’t count that high, because sometimes I mess up the numbers.” “Yeah, there are a lot of numbers. Maybe we can learn them by practicing. Let’s count them together.” (After counting) “I did it! I didn’t miss any numbers.”
“How do you draw a 4?”
River practices over and over again, recognizing that 44 is a separate number, 444 is its own number, and even 4,444 is its own number!
“I want to draw a 4!”
Troy feels tentative about drawing a 4 all by himself, so we make dot to dots to help. Peter and Sean join in, drawing their own versions of a 4.