Teaching Resource

How Many Candles? - Birthday Cake Counting Activity

PDF | 3 pages|Grade: F

A fun birthday cake themed place value activity to help students identify numbers and count small collections.

Use this teaching resource in the classroom as a numeracy group activity when learning to identify the numbers from 1 to 20 and count small collections.

Print, cut then laminate the birthday cake, number strips and candles and store in a zip-lock bag.

Students pull the numbers through the cake and match the number of candles.

This resource includes:

  • 1 x instruction page
  • 1 x cake template
  • 2 x number strips
  • 20 x candles.

  NSW Curriculum alignment

  Victorian Curriculum alignment

  Australian Curriculum alignment

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