Education Technology

Number Identification

Published on 06/24/2005

Activity Overview

This activity is designed to be used with small groups of children at a time. It can be used to help young children with basic number identification.

Before the Activity

Students should have access to the TI-10.

During the Activity

  • While working in a small group, pass out TI-10 calculators to each student.


  • Pick a card from the shuffled deck of number flash cards. Say the number to the students without showing them the card.


  • Students press the corresponding number on their calculators.


  • Show the flashcard to the students as they check their work. Redirect any students that may need additional assistance.


  • Clear calculators and repeat the process until you complete all the number cards.
  • After the Activity

    Once students are familiar with the process they can work in pairs and test each other.