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15. How Many Ponytails?
Letters in Names
Ask your friends to write their names on a paper.
Find out
 The number of names ending with the same letter. ........
 One letter with which no name starts. .......
 The number of names starting with the same letter..........
Fruit Seller
The fruit seller has many fruits for you.
Look at them and find out what the different fruits are.
Count and write
Fruit  Number of fruits 
 ............... 
 ............... 
 ............... 
Hair Styles
Mala is going to school.
Her mother has combed her hair.
Mala has two ponytails.
Look at the children in your class.
All children comb their hair in different ways. Look and write down.
Hair style  Number of children 





Find out and fill in the blanks.
 The number of children with is ....... than the number of children with (more/less).
 .......... children have .
Shoe Numbers
Look at the feet of children in your class. Everybody is wearing shoes, chappals or sandals.
Look at the sole of the shoes or chappals
If there is a number on the sole, it is your shoe size. Fill this table:
Shoe size  Number of children 
9 

10 

11 




Find out
 How many have 9 size shoes? ............children.
 The number of children with 11 size shoes is ..............
 The largest number of children have..........size shoes.
 The smallest number of children have..............size shoes.
Water We Drink
We drink water every day.
Ask your friends how many glasses of water they drink in a day and write below.
How many glasses?  Number of children 










Find out
 The number of children who drink 1 glass of water is ..............
 5 glasses of water is drunk by .............. children.
 The number of children who drink 3 glasses of water is .............than children who drink 2 glasses of water. (more/less)
The Colour You Like
There are many colours around you.
Ask your friends about the colour they like most.
How many children like yellow? Write the number in the table. Fill the table for other colours.
Colour liked  Number of children 
Yellow 







Find out and colour the box
 Most children like colour.
 Children who like colour are more than children who like colour.
 Children who like colour are less than children who like colour.
Encourage children to interact with one another in small groups and collect information as required. Let them fill information in the tables and attempt to answer the "find out" questions.