Teaching in the Real World: Numbers

Teaching in the Real World - Numbers

You go outside and you’ll find numbers. Not hard. Everything has numbers on them: buildings, cars, signs. But can you find them in order?

I walked out of my office and found…

DSC05449One…

DSC05450…two…

DSC05454…three…

DSC05461…four…

DSC05455…five…

DSC05465…six…

DSC05457…seven…

DSC05460…eight…

DSC05459nine…

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ten.

Make it a game with your children.  I hide and go seek to see how fast they can find the numbers in sequence.  Also, notice how some items had a lot of numbers on them, making it easy for your child to get all the numbers at one time.  That’s cheating.  Imagine if your child found this on their walk:

DSC05469

This is not gonna fly!  Make it challenging.  Make them search.  Then make them go beyond ten.

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