Body Numbers


Recognising numbers through a fun activity using the body

Time needed:

  • 30 minutes 

Size of group:

  • Minimum of 10, no maximum limit

Age of students:

  • 4-7 years

Materials needed:

  • Whiteboard and markers

Description of the tool:

  • Students are divided into 2 teams and the educator will explain that they will be competing against one another
  • The educator will prepare a sum on the whiteboard (for example 2 + 3) and the teams will have allocated time to discuss the answer. When the time is up, they will show the answer by creating number forms using their bodies.
  • The teams will have the chance to see what the other team has come up with
  • The winning team is the team that gets the most correct answers