The story of 5

This activity introduces pupils to the number 5. Pupils follow a character through a story where she finds five of every item. Pupils then learn how to correctly form the number 5, and learn to recognise the number among other symbols through a series of games and activities.

Learning objectives:

  • to use mathematical language in the correct context
  • to begin to recognise numbers
  • to begin to match numbers to sight and sound

Starter activity

Main session - part 1

Main session - part 2

Main session - part 3


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