Basic Music Math

Basic Music Math

Basic counting is an important part of music. Use this simple, visual counting chart to help your little one explore the numbers 1 through 4 through a musical lens.

There are many ways to use this chart with your students:

  1. Simply count the circles on each line.
  2. Find small items like pom poms, cheerios, or grapes and ask your child to place one item on each circle. The can count along as they do so.
  3. Ask them simple questions like: “Which line has two circles/pom poms/cheerios/etc.?” or “Which line has the fewest number of circles/pom poms/etc.?”
  4. Introduce basic math concepts like addition and subtraction. For example: “This line has four cheerios. You should eat one! How many cheerios are there now?”

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