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April 10th, 2010, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Miguels mommy View Post
Create an alligator mouth with teeth. Get alligator food (beads, blocks, anything) and label index cards 0-9. Have her match the numbers with the food. Tell her the alligator is very hungry and has to eat the biggest amount. Let her count what one is larger and then put the alligator mouth towards the largest number. Slowly take away the alligator food and just practice with numbers.

9 > 2
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You can also use a number line. Ben's "just ok" when using a horizontal number line, but if I give him a rocket/plane example and have 0 on the ground and (whatever higher number) in the sky, he can visualize how high the rocket/plane is flying. He likes the visual one better.
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