1. Practice asking and answering questions about countable items.
How many pencils do you have?
I have two (pencils).
I only have one.
How many cupcakes are there?
(There are) thirteen.
2. Guess or estimate number amounts from groups of things.
How many peanuts (do you think) are in the jar?
I guess about 275.
How many cherries do we need for the pie?
Probably about 30.