Click Click on your name. There are 11 pages for this activity. Click on the to listen to the instructions for each page. Use the to write your answers. Click to submit your work. Families: This lesson focuses on counting forwards and backwards. Watch Jack Hartman as he sings about counting forwards and backwards. It is important that students are able to count starting at different numbers . When we count forwards, our numbers get bigger and when we count backwards our numbers get smaller.