Chart with numerals, number word, and ten frame

Playdough Numbers

Learning Goals: Numeracy, Math, Identifying Numerals, Forming Numerals, Mutually-Directed Play

    • As part of an educator-led centre activity, children use playdough to form numerals that corresponds with the numbers on their placemat.
    • Students can practice naming each number and placing loose parts in the blank ten frame to represent the quantity for that number.

We are the Play Learning Lab, run by Dr. Angela Pyle at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto.



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