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Find the secret number
To assess children’s understanding of number place value
To find secret number by stacking the cups (with different numbers)
Disposable cups with a number written on each cup
1st cup with a single digit number E.g: 1
2nd cup with a 2-digit number E.g: 30
3rd cup with a 3-digit number E.g: 600
4th cup with a 4-digit number E.g: 2000
and so on with desired place value to be tested…
Able to identify number place value
- Cups with the numbers written on them are to be placed randomly on the table.
- Given half a minute, the child/children in group has/have to stack the cups to find the missing number.
This activity can be proceeded to show children to mechanism of adding numbers (abstract representation of numbers).