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Numerals and Number Pegs

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At Smart Boarding School, we're passionate about making math learning enjoyable and effective for young learners. That's why we're thrilled to introduce "Numeral and Number Pegs," a free printable game designed to help kindergarten and year 1 students strengthen their counting, reading, and number identification skills. With its engaging gameplay and versatile use, "Numeral and Number Pegs" is the perfect addition to math activity rotations,

providing endless opportunities for students to reinforce their understanding of numbers from 0 to 20 while having fun!

What is "Numeral and Number Pegs"?

"Numeral and Number Pegs" is a dynamic game aimed at kindergarten and year 1 students who are learning to count, read, and identify numbers from 0 to 20. This printable resource features multiple pages, each containing four boxes that need to be cut out and laminated. In each box, students are presented with a numeral at the top and three options at the bottom, which could be written numerically, in word form, or represented using MAB (Multibase Arithmetic Blocks) blocks. Students must read the options and use pegs to identify and mark the correct answer, strengthening their number skills and fine motor abilities in the process.


How to Play "Numeral and Number Pegs

  1. Preparation: Teachers print pages 2 to 13 of the resource, cut out the four boxes on each page, and laminate them for durability.

  2. Gameplay: Students select a box and examine the numeral at the top. They then read the options at the bottom, which could include numerals, words, or MAB blocks representing numbers. Using pegs, students identify the option that matches the numeral and place a peg on it.

  3. Skill Reinforcement: As students play "Numeral and Number Pegs," they reinforce their counting, reading, and number identification skills while also practicing their fine motor skills through the use of pegs.


Learning Objectives

  • Number Recognition: By matching numerals to their corresponding representations, students strengthen their ability to recognize and identify numbers from 0 to 20.

  • Reading Skills: Reading the options presented in word form helps students practice reading and comprehension in a math context.

  • Fine Motor Development: Using pegs to mark their answers promotes the development of students' fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.


Key Benefits of "Numeral and Number Pegs

  • Versatility: "Numeral and Number Pegs" can be used in a variety of ways, allowing teachers to tailor the game to suit different learning objectives and student abilities.

  • Engagement: The interactive nature of the game keeps students actively involved in their learning, fostering motivation and enthusiasm for math.

  • Reusability: The laminated game boards can be used repeatedly, making "Numeral and Number Pegs" a cost-effective and sustainable resource for reinforcing number concepts.


Ready to elevate your students' number skills with "Numeral and Number Pegs"? Click the button below to download your free copy from Smart Boarding School and empower your kindergarten and year 1 students to become confident mathematicians!

At Smart Boarding School, we're committed to providing educators and parents with resources that inspire learning and foster mathematical understanding. Join us in making math fun and accessible with "Numeral and Number Pegs."

Let's count, read, and peg our way to numerical mastery together!

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