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2. Fun with Numbers
Radhika  I have picked 24 seeds.
Gauri  Hurray! I got 47 seeds.
Sunil  Here are my 38 seeds.
Indra  I got 54 seeds.
Vickey  I think i have collected 42 seeds.
Radhika, Gauri, Vicky, Indra and Sunil were collecting Imli (tamarind) seeds.
 _____ collected the most seeds.
 Sunil will collect _____ more seeds to be equal to Vicky.
 If Radhika gets 6 more seeds, she will have _____.
 How many children have more than 40 seeds? _____
 _____ needs 3 more seeds to have 50.
 Sunil has 2 seeds less than 40 and _____ has 2 seeds more than 40.
Dot Game
Guess the number of dots in the circle. Now count and check your guess. Play this game with your friends by making circles. See who can guess best.
Can you guess the number of dots on me?
And on me?
 Children need interesting exercises to help them with visual estimation of numbers  of things arranged randomly and in symmetrical groups. Teachers could use other instances, such as bundles of leaves sold in the market, the school assembly, designs on mats, etc. to make them guess and estimate different numbers. In this book an ant has been used to show the child that a guess or estimate has to be made.
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Dhoni's Century
Oneday match between India and South Africa in Guwahati......., India batting first......
Fill in the blanks:
Dhoni scored 96 +_____ = _____ runs.
How many runs do these players need to complete a century?
 Runs scored  Runs needed to complete a century 
Player 1  93  _____ 
Player 2  97  _____ 
Player 3  89  _____ 
Player 4  99  _____ 
Fill in the Blanks:
99112  
Number (in figures)
 Number (in words)

99  Ninetynine 
100  One hundred 
101  One hundred one 
102  _____ 
103  One hundred three 
104  One hundred four 
_____  One hundred five 
106  One hundred six 
107  _____ 
_____  One hundred eight 
109  One hundred nine 
110  One hundred ten 
111  One hundred eleven 
_____  One hundred twelve 
195206  
Number (in figures)
 Number in words 
195  One hundred ninetyfive 
196  One hundred ninetysix 
197  One hundred ninetyseven 
198  One hundred ninetyeight 
_____  One hundred ninetynine 
200  Two hundred 
201  Two hundred one 
_____  _____ 
203  Two hundred three 
_____  Two hundred four 
205  Two hundred five 
206  _____ 




Oh! 206! Guess how many more to make a triple century?
Top Ten Scores in the Cricket World Cup
Player  Score 
A.P.J  128 
A.S.  100 
C.K.  99 
D.M.  162 
K.S.P.  152 
M.D.  178 
P.K.  105 
S.T.  141 
T.P.K  112 
V.V.S.  127 
 C.K. just missed his century. How many runs did he need to make a century? _____
 _____ and _____ scored almost equal runs.
 _____ scored a complete century, no less, no more.
 Most runs scored by any batsman are _____.
 _____ and _____ have a difference of just 1 run between them.
 _____ scored 2 more than one and a half century.
Counting in 10’s
10 
20 
30 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
100 
110 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
190 
200 
310 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
400 
_____ 
720 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
_____ 
780 
_____ 
_____ 
Counting in 50's
200 
250 
_____ 
350 
_____ 
_____ 
500 
550 
_____ 
650 
_____ 
750 
_____ 
850 
How far can you go like this?
What is the biggest number you can call out? _____
Colour the Numbers
744  810  45  401  54 
555  374  171  261  159 
656  140  179  891  16 
195  155  410  159  685 
454  136  60  74  699 
800  445  642  202  943 
Find these numbers in the above chart. Colour them.
Green  Red  Yellow 
One hundred forty  Fiftyfour  Four hundred fortyfive 
Two hundred two  Sixty  Sixteen 
Two hundred sixtyone  One hundred ninetyfive  One hundred fiftynine 
Eight hundred  Five hundred fiftyfive  Six hundred eightyfive 
300 + 70 + 4  600 + 40 + 2  600 + 90 + 9 
600 + 50 + 6  100 + 70 + 9  70 + 4 
5 + 50 + 100  800 + 10  1 + 90 + 80 
Jumping Animals
Gabru, Bunny and Tarru are jumping all the way. Gabru jumps on every 7th box, Bunny on every 5 th box, Tarru on every 4th box.
Gabru starts jumping from number 90.
Bunny starts jumping from number 99.
Tarru starts jumping from number 106.
Bunny’s tenth jump is on number _____.
Tarru’s tenth jump is on number _____.
Gabru’s tenth jump will be on number _____ .
Gabru and Bunny both jump on numbers 104, _____ and _____
Find out:
 Tarru and Bunny jump on numbers _____, _____, _____, and _____.
 Is there any number where all three of them jump? _____
 Guess who will finish in the least jumps? In how many jumps? _____
Class, Jump!
Jump 2 steps forward:
104, 106, 108, _____, _____, ______, _____.
Jump 2 steps backward:
262, 260, 258, _____, _____, ______, _____.
Jump 10 steps forward:
110, 120, 130, _____, _____, ______, _____.
Jump 10 steps backward:
200, 190, 180, _____, _____, ______, _____.
Continue the pattern:
550, 560, 570, _____, _____, ______, _____.
910, 920, 930, 940, _____, _____, ______, _____.
209, 207, 205, _____, _____, ______, _____.
401, 402, 403, _____, _____, ______, _____.
Lazy Crazy Shop
This is the jungle shop. Lazy Crazy gives things only in packets of tens, hundreds and loose items.
Find out how many packets of tens, hundreds and loose items each animal will take. Fill in the blanks.
 Packets of 100  Packets of 10  Loose items 




 _____  _____  _____ 
 _____  _____  _____ 
 _____  _____  _____ 
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Lazy Crazy also has a crazy way of taking money. He takes only in notes, notes and coins. Now find out how they will pay him for what they have taken.
 Rs 420 
 Rs 143 
 Rs 242 
 Rs 55 
Who am I? Match with the number.
a)  I come between 40 and 50 and there is a 5 in my name.  96 
b)  I have 9 in my name and am very close to 90.  150 
c)  If you hit a 4 after me, you score a century.  45 
d)  I am equal to ten notes of 10.  89 
e)  I am century + half century  87 
f)  I am exactly in between 77 and 97.  100 
How Many are these?
_____ rupees
_____ sticks
_____ blocks
_____ beads
_____ rupees
Who am I? There is no biggest number Take any you can find Add me to get the next one To count, keep me in mind.
I am Chanda Mama. I have so many friends which twinkle in the sky. Yes, you are right! My friends are stars. One day all of them came to my home. I started counting to see how many friends had come. But my friends were too many. So to remember their numbers, I did something like this 
Hello everybody!
Moon Mama Counts his Starry Friends
I counted one star and kept one card in my pocket.
for one star. for 2 stars.
for how many stars? _____
When I had 10, cards, I changed it with this card .
But my friends kept coming. So I had to count more stars. My pockets were getting full. So when I had 10 cards like this changed it with a card.
But I have so many, many, friends that my pockets kept getting full. Just see how many cards I had.
Which cards will I have in my pocket if I have counted up to...
a. 19 

b. 21 

c. 95 

d. 201 

e. 260 

f. 300 

g. 306 

h. 344 

i. 350 

j. 400 

When I had cards in my pocket, I knew I had counted 20 stars. Now you tell me the number of stars counted in each case.
Write the answer in the blank space.
 =  20 
 =  _____ 
 =  _____ 
 =  _____ 
 =  _____ 
 =  _____ 
 =  _____ 
 =  _____ 
Guess how many starry friends I have in all... !!!