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Recognise and Use Numbers

This series of interactive excel sheets look at recognising and using numbers. New questions can be generated each time by the click of a button. To check the answers click on the smiley face.

The first four sheets ask students to count a series of objects up to 5, to 10, to 20 or in groups. The fifth sheet asks students to estimate the number of objects displayed on the screen.

In the following sheet students can select the digits displayed to answer questions asked by the classroom teacher.

The seventh sheet asks students to state the missing digits in a series of consecutive numbers. The final sheet generates numbers between 1 and 10 or 1 to 20 for students to recognise and name.


This program was designed to be viewed on a screen with a resolution of 1024 x 768. Users may have to adjust the resolution of their screen for the pages to display as was originally intended. The program uses macros which need to be enabled on their machine.

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