How Many? Toys in the Tub

There are many things to count and many ways to think about the picture!

Find as many ways as you can to answer the question “How many?”

The bathtub is full of water and toys. Someone splashed and made 6 puddles on the floor. They also splashed a turtle toy and a rubber duck right out of the tub. In the tub are 2 boats, 2 rubber ducks, and 1 other tub toy. A ball with 3 stripes has bounced out of the tub, leaving 11 water drops behind. The floor is tiled, with 15 tiles. The bathtub has 1 sprayer and 2 handles.
  • What can you count in the picture? How many are there?
  • Show someone else what you counted and how you did it. Ask them to count something else in the picture and show you how they did it.


Make a drawing showing something that you counted.