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Mouse Count 2


“One, two, three.” But 3 mice were not enough.

Ask questions to get children reasoning about numbers.

What if the snake found 1 more mouse? How many would he have then? How do you know that? Can you convince me?

What if he found 2 more mice?

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What does Snake have to do to make his wish come true?


Use Numicon®, a five-frame or ten-frame to help children work out how to make snake’s wish come true and explain their thinking.

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