Caterpillar Legs

Specific Learning Outcomes

Count a set of objects in the range 1–10.

Form a set of objects in the range 1–10.

Identify all of the numbers in the range 0–10.

Order the numbers in the range 0–10.

Identify all of the numbers in the range 0–20.

Description of Mathematics

Number Framework Stage 1 and 2.

Required Resource Materials
Pegs

Numeral cards (Material Master 4-1)

Caterpillar legs (Material Master 5-6)

Activity

Each student has some blank caterpillar legs to which numeral cards are added. If the students have little number recognition the numeral cards should be initially 1, 2 or 3. Gradually increase the number size. The students add the correct number of legs then order the caterpillars from the smallest number of legs to the largest.