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Surf for More Math

Lesson 2 - Counting on a Number Line

Use these interactive games and activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about counting on a number line. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.



Use a number line to skip count by 2s, 5s, and 10s.

Count backward.


Instructions for Use

Counting Machine lets students use a number line to skip count.

To use Counting Machine, click on a number on the number line, or input a number in the first text box. Click the "play" button repeatedly. The counting machine will put the numbers on the number line.


Number Line Express lets students count forward and backward on a number line.

To use Number Line Express, read the lion's instructions. Then drag the pointer to the point on the number line where the instructions take you. Click the "GO" button.