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Counting food

Learning Objective

Associating written numbers with amounts and colours, counting food

Introduction Session

Hand out the Miniland numbers and items of food. Associate the amount of food items with the numbers. Play at grouping the amount of food items with the number. Remember the food has to be the same colour as the number. Take the opportunity to count other objects from 1 to 9.

Digital Game

When finished, play the digital game to reinforce content. The aim of the game is to choose as many items of food as the number indicates, but only those which are the same colour as the number which appears on the screen.

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  • Numbers, Math & Logic
  • Logical Thinking & Math

How to play

The sheet (printed out beforehand) shows the steps to be followed to trace the Miniland numbers (0, 1, 2, 3 and 4) and thereby learn the direction in which they are written. Hand out the Miniland numbers and trace them in accordance with the steps on the sheet.

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