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Month 1 · Activity 7 ·   Numbers  

Instructions

  •  Find the numeral 1 by looking for page numbers in assorted books, magazines, etc. and have child point to the numeral 1
  •  Ask child to hold up one finger, one arm, one leg
  •  Have child cover up one eye and point to one toe 

Extend

Gather 10 objects (pennies, raisins, etc.) and let child place 1 object on table.  Next let them select another object and place next to the first object and ask how many objects - 2.

Review the process by stating that 1 plus 1 equals 2 OR stating that when you have 1 object and add 1 more object - you now have 2 objects.

Now add one more object and state 2 plus 1 equals 3.  Always let child count the number of objects.

Continue to add 1 object at a time until all 10 are placed on the table.

 

QUESTIONS FOR CHILD

Why do you think there are numbers on pages?

Materials

  • Assorted books/magazines
  • Math & Science Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills