To help your child practice ordering numbers to 100.
What you need:
- A pack of playing cards. (Ace = 1, Jack = 0)
- Paper and pencil to keep score.
What to do:
Place the cards in a pile face down between the players.
Each player selects two cards and arranges them to make the largest two digit number.
For example 5 and 2 can be arranged as 52 or 25.
Ask your child to read the numbers and decide which is biggest.
The player with the largest number wins a point. The winner is the first player to win 5 points. The cards are placed at the bottom of the pile.
What to expect your child to do:
To read the two digit numbers and recognise the biggest number.
- The aim can be to make the smallest two digit number.
- Ask your child: How many tens are in each number? Which number is closest to 50?
He Kupu Māori:
|pack of cards||pūkei kāri|
He Whakawhitinga Kōrero:
- Whakaputua te pūkei kāri, ko ngā mata ki raro. (Place the pack of cards face down.)
- Tangohia kia rua ngā kāri. (Take two cards.)
- Whakamahia ō kāri hei hanga i te tau nui rawa e taea ana. (Use your cards to make the biggest number you can.)
- Pānuihia mai ngā tau. (Read the numbers.)
- Ko tēhea te tau nui rawa o ēnei? (Which of these two numbers is the biggest?)
- Kotahi te whiwhinga ki a koe nā te mea i a koe te tau nui rawa. (You get one point because you had the biggest number.)
- Whakamahia ō kāri hei hanga i te tau iti rawa atu e taea ana. (Use your two cards to make the smallest number possible)
- E hia ngā tekau kei roto i tēnā tau? (How many tens are there in that number?)
- Ko tēhea te tau e tino pātata ana ki te rima tekau? (Which number is closest to 50?)
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