# NUMBER SPINNER – Shape, Colour, Space

Students divide a square into 8 parts, colour the parts, cut out numbers and glue them in the spaces to create a number spinner, and then use it to practice number recognition and counting.

## Supplies:

• Rulers
• Plastic Spinners
• Bristol Board - 15.3 cm x 15.3 cm (6" x 6")
• Crayola Markers
• Crayola Scissors
• Crayola Glue Sticks

## Steps:

1
1. Connect the dots to divide the square into 8 parts.
- Hold the ruler firmly with one hand.
- Draw a line along the edge of the ruler with your other hand.
2
1. Attach the spinner.
2. Use a marker to colour the spaces.
3
1. Cut out each number from 1 to 8. (Downloads - Numbers_1-8.pdf)
4
1. Glue a number in each space.
5
1. Take turns using the spinner to play a counting game with a partner. (Downloads - NumbersDots.pdf)
- spin to get a number
- choose the box that shows how many dots that is
- count the dots
2. Make up other games you can play using the number spinner.
• Subjects:

• Language Arts,

• Mathematics,

• Visual Arts

• Kindergarten,