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English for kids

Free playlearning™ content curated by the Lingokids educators team.

English for kids


Learning the numbers is an important step in children's education. Here you'll find different activities to help them learn in a fun way!

Numbers are the foundation for completing and understanding different math problems. As children grow up, their education broadens and numbers play a big part on how their education develops. By learning the numbers, children can understand simple math concepts from a young age, which causes a great impact on their confidence in their math skills. This confidence paves the way for a more easy-going learning process in the future.

The main step is to teach kids how to identify the first ten numerals (0 through 9), teaching them the sounds of numbers in English and also how to write the numbers.This learning process might be a bit difficult but also very rewarding, since kids need to put different skills in practice to differentiate some numbers from others, e.g. number 6 from number 9, which are quite close in appearance, they are not only learning math but developing other important skills as well. After this, it becomes easier to start teaching the little ones the amount that each numeral represents. This knowledge is essential for children going to school. During lessons, they can be asked to cut six circle shapes on a cardboard, or maybe tell them to ask one question to a classmate, simple instructions they will easily comprehend.

As children grow up, it’s very useful to help them learn the concepts of cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers as well. Explain the difference between these two categories and also when and how to use each one, this will be helpful not only in school but for their day-to-day life as well.

Now, let’s start learning!

Numbers in words from 1 to 10

These are also called cardinal numbers. Since they express quantity, they are mainly used when counting in English. Cardinal numbers have many uses, among those are: talk about a person’s age, sharing phone numbers, or telling someone in which year you were born.

0 – zero

0 - Numbers Topic

1 – one

1 - Numbers Topic

2 – two

2 - Numbers Topic

3 – three

3 - Numbers Topic

4 – four

4 - Numbers Topic

5 – five

5 - Numbers Topic

6 – six

6 - Numbers Topic

7 – seven

7 - Numbers Topic

8 – eight

8- Numbers Topic

9 – nine

9 - Numbers Topic

10- ten

Ten - Numbers in English

How to read numbers from 1 to 10?

Numbers in words from 11 to 20

11 – eleven

12 – twelve

13 – thirteen

14 – fourteen

15 – fifteen

16 – sixteen

17 – seventeen

18 – eighteen

19 – nineteen

20 – twenty

How to pronounce the Numbers from 11 to 20?

Numbers in words from 20 to 100

20 – twenty

21 – twenty-one

22 – twenty-two

23 – twenty-three

24 – twenty-four

25 – twenty-five

26 – twenty-six

27 – twenty-seven

28 – twenty-eight

29 – twenty-nine

30 – thirty

40 – forty

50 – fifty

60 – sixty

70 – seventy

80 – eighty

90 – ninety

100 – one hundred

Ordinal Numbers

Ordinal numbers are used to talk about positions or sequences, and also they have a very important use: to talk about dates in the calendar, like birthdays or other important events.

1st – first

2nd – second

3rd – third

4th – fourth

5th – fifth

6th – sixth

7th – seventh

8th – eighth

9th – ninth

10th – tenth

11th – eleventh

12th – twelfth

13th – thirteenth

14th – fourteenth

15th – fifteenth

16th – sixteenth

17th – seventeenth

18th – eighteenth

19th – nineteenth

20th – twentieth

21st – twenty-first

22nd – twenty-second

23rd – twenty-third

30th – thirtieth

40th – fortieth

50th – fiftieth

60th – sixtieth

70th – seventieth

80th – eightieth

90th – ninetieth

100th – hundredth

Numbers Song

Do you want to practice the numbers? There’s no better way to do that with a song! We’ve taken Meredith to the forest so she can find her favorite fruit. Let’s sing with her!

Numbers Printable Flashcards

Flashcards: Numbers

Let’s practice the alphabet whilst playlearning™!

Can your little ones find the matching pairs and learn about numbers?

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