Max's Math Adventure

 Play Audio My name is Max. How do you do? My pal Ruth said, “I have a job for you. Count all the stars up in the sky.” “Ruth,” I said, “I’ll give it a try!” Later that night I walked into my yard, Thinking this would not be too hard. Max's Super Stars Play Audio I pointed to a star and counted "1." Counting stars would be lots of fun! I looked up again and counted 2, 3, 4. It seemed that I was ready for more! Next came 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. There were so many, I couldn't stop then! I counted stars all the way to 20. But guess what, my friends? There were still plenty. I was tired of counting each little star — There are so many, so high and so far! I said to Ruthie, with a smile on my face, "It's tough to count things in outer space!"

 Play Audio Max's Challenge Try to count something a little closer to home! Grab a handful of beans, buttons, pennies or other small objects. Count all the objects in your hand. Then tell me what you counted by filling in the form below. Your First Name: More Math Adventures Teacher's Guide What did you count? How many did you count?