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# Fun with Numbers

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Numbers form the base of Math education for the students and the foundation has to be laid well at this grade, as this is when a student starts developing the concept of numbers.

 1. Introduction to estimation Estimation is a skill that is gradually developed among the kids and will be a very helpful skill in future. To develop this skill few interesting activities are involved. 2. Introducing 3-digit numbers The students are familiarized with two-digit numbers. To increase their level, three digit numbers are introduced along with the name of the numbers. Various activities are created to introduce three-digit numbers without asking them to memorize them, without any knowledge about it. Worksheets available for download: ​Worksheet 1 Worksheet 2 3.Introducing skip counting The students are introduced to skip counting to enhance their mental calculations and will also form a base for multiplication. This has to be taught through different activities to make it easy for the students and also to make it interesting for them. Worksheets available for download: Worksheet 3 Worksheet4 4. Introducing place value Place value plays a key role in making the student understand the number system and in the formation of a three-digit number. These concepts when taken through different activities will make the concept look like a fun activity to the students. 5. Grouping This will help us access the students’ overall understanding of three-digit numbers. It enriches the students’ abilities in grouping, regrouping, mental calculations etc. Worksheets available for download: Worksheet 5 Worksheet 6

The activities are described in the following document: Activities_Fun With Numbers