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Counting Chickens

3.6  ·  Rating Details ·  25 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Don't count your chickens ... but do count your eggs, fish, and elephants! Distinctive Flensted Mobiles are featured in this innovative counting book. Young readers can count from one to ten and back again, by twos or threes, and can even find solutions to simple word problems. Arithmetic has never been so much fun or so colorful! Embossed images make for a multisensory, t ...more
Hardcover, 36 pages
Published November 3rd 2010 by Blue Apple Books (first published September 1st 2010)
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Counting Chickens introduces counting and simple math through unique mobiles by Flensted Mobiles. Each spread has a variety of glossy colorful mobiles with different animals or objects (chickens, fish, sailboats, and more), and each mobile is paired with questions such as “How many eggs does the blue hen have?” and so on. Along with basic counting, simple math is also introduced using numbers paired with corresponding visuals, for example “1 + 5”is paired with a picture of one cat and 5 balls. I ...more
At first site, it’s a great book, with very colorful and glossy illustration, not to mention that’s a counting book. It also brings some challenges, like counting by twos and threes, subtractions, and additions for the children to calculate. However, the math part is exactly what made me rate this book as just OK. I thought it lacked some consistency. For example, there's a page that asks "How many ways can you get to five?", and it shows 1 + 4, 2 + 3 and 3 + 2. Well, if they are counting 2 + 3 ...more
Nancy Jo Lambert
May 11, 2011 Nancy Jo Lambert rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
This was a really interesting book, just not a read aloud book. I think this book ia great for parents who want to sit down with their child and work on counting. The illustrations are beautiful, and the history of Flensted mobiles is really fascinating. (

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Feb 15, 2012 Dona rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture
Beautiful colors and fun counting objects. Especially good for 3-6 yr-olds working on counting and number concepts.
Jun 16, 2014 Stephanie rated it liked it
Shelves: children
This book was great for my 5 year old. He loved counting the chickens and figuring out how many blue and how many red, and how many altogether.
Shelly rated it it was ok
Jan 01, 2014
Nov 17, 2012 Vinitha rated it it was amazing
What a fun colorful counting book. Great resource to learn/start adding and subtracting
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Apr 15, 2013 Anne rated it liked it
The mobiles are so cool! The math concepts are done better in other books though.
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