Count in 5s
Learn how to count in fives from 0 to 50.
This lesson includes:
- one video
- one activity
Let's start this lesson with a physical warm up. Let's count up and down in 5s.
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Here is a number grid starting at 1 and finishing with 50.
Look at the coloured numbers. What do you notice?
Here are the numbers: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50.
Each number is 5 more than the number before.
These flowers all have 5 petals each.
- How many flowers are there?
- How many petals are there?
Count in 5s to help you work out the number of petals.
There are 5 flowers with 25 petals in total.
Counting in 5s helps you learn to multiply by 5.
So, 5 flowers with 5 petals each is the same as saying:
5 x 5 = 25 petals
Counting in 5s gives you the 5 times table.
Practise counting up in 5s from 0 to 50.
When counting in fives, the last digit will always end with either 0 or 5.
Play Guardians: Defenders of Mathematica to learn more about this topic and test your skills.
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