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Food counting

Introduction Session

Here you can download the teaching guide for this extra activity to do with the toy and print activities related to the game. You can also download the digital game and use it whenever and wherever you want.

Learning Objective

Associating written numbers with amounts and colours, counting food.

Digital Game

Choose as many food as the number indicates, but only those which are the same colour as the number which appears on the screen.

  • Numbers, Math & Logic
  • Logical Thinking & Math

How to play

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. 


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.