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Lonely Numbers

Kindergarten, Grade 1

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Math & Movement

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Activity Instructions

Have your students pretend that numbers, like people, feel lonely sometimes. Your students can help the numbers not feel lonely by placing objects on the numbers! Place one object on the number one. Place two objects on the number two. Choose two of the same thing—like two shoes, two books, or two toy cars. Place three objects on the number three. Consider choosing three mittens, rocks, or spoons. Continue placing objects on the numbers! For bigger numbers like nine, try 9 pennies, paper clips, or acorns.

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