What is a Number Name?
Just like everything in the world, numbers too have a number name.
In math, numbers have names in words.
Here’s a list of numbers from 1 to 20, picture of its corresponding quantity and its number name.
|– When writing numbers between 21 and 99, we use a hyphen (-) in between.|
One for 1 plane flying in the sky.
Two for 2 little birds that fly by.
Three for 3 tiny seashells in the sand.
Four for 4 sticks I hold in my hand.
Five for 5 petals of the flower I see.
Six for 6 bees as busy as can be.
Seven for 7 colors in the rainbow.
Eight for 8 snails crawling so slow.
Nine for 9 squirrels climbing up the tree.
Ten for 10 little puppies on a running spree.
Let’s do it!
Ask your children to observe numbers in things around them. Ask them to spell out the numbers. In case of large numbers you can break the number into two digits by choosing the first two digits.