This free number train activity has been developed as an extension activity for the story, "Beware of the Dangerous Box!"
You are most welcome to download this activity to use with your children.
Instructions for the Free Number Train Activity
Step 1. Download and print the number train activity.
Step 2. Cut out the individual train engine and carriages.
Step 3. Number each carriage from 1 to 10.
Step 4. Draw the corresponding number of creatures in each carriage. For example, carriage No. 8 needs eight creatures.
Extension Activities for this Free Number Train Activity
Once your child has created their own number train, you can ...
- Engage in conversation with your child about what each of the creatures are doing in the carriages. Where is the train going? What will happen when the train gets to its destination?
- Encourage your child to make up an oral story about their train and what they've drawn.
- Act as a scribe and write the story as dictated by your child.
Beware of the Dangerous Box!
Beware of the Dangerous Box! is a story containing cuteness, mystery, suspense and humour!
Come exploring as a cute and curious fox finds out what’s hidden in the unusual boxes loaded on his train. Can you guess what’s in the box before the fox?
Sometimes things aren’t as scary as they first seem! This is a great story to introduce the topic of real and imagined fears!
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Ps: don't forget to check out another maths activity relating to "Beware of the Dangerous Box!"
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