A game for any number of players.
You will need:
- A Numicon 10 shape each
- A 1 – 3 dice
- Mini eggs for each player
Take turns to throw the dice. Count the number of eggs and put them on the 10 shape. The first person to get to 10 wins.
As you play describe how many eggs you have:
“I have ……… eggs. I need ……….more to make 10”.
During the game take time to look at each other’s shapes and talk about similarities and differences.
How many eggs does Digit Dog have?
How many eggs does Calculating Cat have?
Who has fewer eggs? How many fewer? Explain how you know.
Who has more eggs? How many more?
How many more eggs does Digit Dog need to make 10? What about Calculating Cat?