Numberjacks - Number Jumping Generator

This simple matching game is great for children who are starting to recognise numbers - both in books and in real-life situations

This activity should take 5 mins

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Number Jumping generator game

Introduction

This simple matching game is great for children who are starting to recognise numbers - both in books and in real-life situations. In order to match up each Numberjack with its real-life counterpart, your child will have to figure out which one of the three given options shares enough similarities with the shape of the Numberjack. Then it's just a matter of clicking on the correct box.

How to extend the fun

Look out for numbers around your home - in magazines, books, on the TV, on clocks, on your mobile, and so on. See if your child can identify them. When you're out and about, look for numbers on the doors of the houses you walk past. Happy number-crunching!

How to make a magic moment

Play a simple number recognition game together. Hold up your hands and wiggle all your fingers like 10 wriggly worms. Then hold up 9 of your fingers up and see if your child can tell you how many wriggly worms they can see. Keep going until you are just holding one finger up. Then ask your child to pretend to be a bird and gobble the last wriggly worm up!

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