Comparing and ordering numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs

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Use concrete manipulatives first

comparing numbers

Have fun comparing amounts. Use any manipulatives you can find at home, you can also include coins.

comparing numbers

Compare numbers

comparing numbers

When you think that the visual idea has been accomplished, move on to written numbers. Talk about tens and ones, ask your child what do we care more about while comparing numbers.

Top tip

comparing numbers beaks

If your child is struggling with deciding wich sign is which, simply draw beaks on them, and ask which bird is bigger. The bird that is bigger (bigger number) eats the smaller one. Those birds are ready for attack, but which one will win?

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