It is interesting that counting with tally charts has been used since prehistoric times, dating as far back as 20,000 years. You can even say it was the first method devised by man to count and keep record of the amount of anything. Teaching children tally chart activities is not only a part of history but also a fun way to teach them the basics of keeping count. The best part about Tally Chart Games is they can be used to count any and every thing. Of course, it cannot be used for large numbers but it is a good way to teach kids the basics of counting. Tally charts ensure your children will have a global understanding of value.