Ordering to 100


The purpose of this activity is to help your child to order numbers from 0 to 100.

Link to the Number Framework:

Number Sequence, Stage 4

What you need:

  • Pens
  • Small pieces of paper (size of playing cards)

What to do:

Help your child to generate a set numbers from 0 to 100. The numbers could be ages of members in the extended family, letterbox numbers of friends and family, lotto result numbers etc

  • Ask your child to write the numbers on pieces of paper.
  • Work together to put the numbers in order.
  • Ask your child to read the numbers out when the sequence is complete.
  • Ask questions like what is the largest number, the smallest number, which numbers are odd, even,
  • -ty numbers. Choose a specific number and ask what is one more than, one less than, ten more than, ten less than this number.

What to expect your child to do:

  • To be able to record the numbers, to put the numbers in order, to know numbers one and ten more than and less than specify numbers.


  • Before the child puts the numbers in order ask which is the biggest number and which is the smallest number. Or choose two numbers from the set and ask which is bigger, or smaller.

He Kupu Māori:

larger than rahi ake
smaller than iti iho
odd number taukehe
even number taurua

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