Here are the rhymes that we use in class to help your child with their number formation.
0 = Around to my left to find my hero, back to the top, I’ve made a zero.
1 = A downward stroke, my that’s fun. Now I’ve made the number one.
2 = Half a heart says “I love you.” Add a line. Now I’ve made the number two.
3 – Around the tree, around the tree, now I’ve made a number three.
4 = Down and across and down once more, now I’ve made the number four.
5 = Draw the back, the belly and the hat. Watch out, it might come alive. It’s the number five.
6 = Bend down low to pick up sticks. Now I’ve made the number six.
7 = Across the sky and down from heaven. Now I’ve made the number seven.
8 = Make an “S” and close the gate. Now you’ve made the number eight.
9 = Make an oval and a line. Now I’ve made the number nine.