Matching Numbers to Quantities Match Together

Subject :

Number Readiness

Topic :

Matching numbers to quantities

Class :

KG 1


Term :

1st Term


Week :

Week 9


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Card boards
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught



in their previous lesson

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • count object without making mistakes
  • write out the number of objects that they have counted without making mistakes
  • Match the number of objects with the right figures that they have written without mistakes
  • recognize and identify figures



Content :



In this lesson, you provide materials for kids to count and connect with objects and numbers. This practice will help the kids to know that numbers are more than words.



In their previous lesson on one to one correspondence, they learnt how to associate quantities with numbers. Here, they are learning how to associate numbers with quantities.

They will learn how to match numbers to their correct quantities. They should learn that numbers represent a certain quantity————— so when they have different groups of

different quantities, they should be able to figure out which number represent specific quantity.

You can use different things to represent numbers. Examples dots, fingers, counters, sticks, coins.


Activity 1:

You can draw five dots on the board to represent number 5.

You can also count out five fingers on a child’s hand, to represent number 5. The children should count along with you until you get to five.

Let the child, whose hand is counted, join the fingers together———

Tell the kids that all the fingers represent 5; all the dots represent 5.

When you draw the object, use link to show the numbers representing each quantity.






The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise



Class Activities 

Activity 2:

You can make the kids do one to one counting using clip cards. Have groups of picture of different objects representing different numbers.

Let the kids count, after counting each group of object, they pick the numeral and clip it to the group that has the right number.




Evaluation :

  1. Match Together 
  2. Draw lines to match capital letters together with small letters
  3. Numeracy CLASS: K.G.Second Term Examination
  4. Match letters with pictures



The class teacher goes round to mark