Funny fingers counting interactive

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This interactive shows a number of fingers from 0 to 5 on each hand. Click each finger to fold or extend. The corresponding numeral is shown for each hand.

Ideas for using this resource

This could be used by the teacher for whole class exploration of finger patterns for one hand and two hands. Teachers could show a finger pattern (for example, three) ask students to copy this pattern with their fingers, and then show other ways of making three on one hand. Encourage students to quickly recognise the amount without counting by ones. Encourage students to add the amounts shown by the fingers on each hand using the commutative property.

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