Counting is so important, that we wanted to let you guys in on some fantastic activities that didn't make it into story time. This is the Number Writing Salt Tray Game, which is a great idea for kids to practice number recognition and writing skills.
I use math journals in my Math Workshop. I like the idea of using Math Journal Sentence starters with my students. This would serve as a great way to incorporate writing in math and allow students to expand their thinking.