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Learning Phone Numbers

Memorizing an important phone number

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  • Say phone number (home, cell, office, etc.) you want the child to remember aloud
  • Let child repeat the phone number - begin with area code and then the next 7 digits
  • Write the phone number on a whiteboard/chalkboard/paper
  • Let child copy the phone number under the numbers you wrote on the whiteboard
  • Write phone number again but erase one number
  • Let the child fill in the missing number, always saying aloud the missing number 
  • Repeat for each of the numbers 


Learning a phone number is a necessary part of being prepared for an emergency.  Begin with memorizing just the area code.  Add the next three digits in the next few days.  Finally, add the final four digits.  Remember to review this information once it is learned


Using a toy or inactive phone, let the child dial or punch in the numbers in the correct order.  


Why should you know a phone number that puts you in contact with your parents?

What would be an emergency and a reason to call your parents if they weren't with you?


  • whiteboard/chalkboard/paper
  • whiteboard markers/chalk/pencil

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Curriculum Plan Resources

Skills Focus

  • Shape - Star
  • Color - Purple
  • Number - Review
  • Alphabet Letters - S, V
  • Senses - Touch
  • Character Trait - Respect
  • Target Words - Hot, Soft, Above, Below

Monthly Proverb

Scottish-He that is wise can make a friend of a foe

Did You Know?

"The foundations of social competence that are developed in the first five years are linked to emotional well-being and affect a child’s later ability to functionally adapt in school and to form successful relationships throughout life." National Scientific Council on the Developing Child

Books to Read

"The Monster At The End of This Book"
by Jon Stone (Activity 13)

"Harold and the Purple Crayon"
by Crockett Johnson (Activity 8)

by Suzy Lee (Activity 7)

"Wave" VIDEO
by Suzy Lee (Activity 7)

"Harold and the Purple Crayon". VIDEO
by Crockett Johnson (Activity 8)

"The Monster At The End of This Book". VIDEO
by Jon Stone (Activity 13)

Music Playlist

"A - You’re Adorable"
by Perry Como Album The Very Best of Perry Como (Pop)(Activity 4)

"Hello, My Name is Joe"
by Ellen and Peter Allard Album Sing It! Say It! Sway It! Vol. 2 (Children) (Activity 1)

"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star"
by Ella Jenkins Album Early Early Childhood Songs (Children) (Activity 3)

"Hello, My Name is Joe" VIDEO
by Ellen and Peter Allard (Activity 1)

"A - You're Adorable" VIDEO
by Sesame Street (Activity 4)

"Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" VIDEO
by Ella Jenkins (Activity 3)

Monthly Materials List

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Fingerplay / Poems / Songs

Nursery Rhyme

(Activity 26 Month 7)

Star light, Star bright

Star light, Star bright

I wish I may, I wish I might

Have the wish I wish tonight