Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Toddler

Oral Counting of Numbers 1 - 10

Subject: Number Work

Term: 1st Term

Week: 4

Class: Pre-K 

Age:  3 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 3 periods


Topic: Oral counting of numbers 1 – 10 

Content: Introduction of 1.

Identification, tracing, writing, colouring of objects in relation to 1, sorting of balls by colour (Red), shape (circle)

Specific Objectives: By the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  1. Count number 1 - 10
  2. Identify 1
  3. Colour, trace and write 1

Instructional Techniques: Explanation, repetition, example and questioning

Instructional procedure

Periods 1 and 2: Oral counting of numbers 1 – 10, introduction and identification of number 1


Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Step (1)

Introduction of the theme

Using the constructed house the teacher introduces the theme with a house song

The Pupils pay attention and sing along

Step (2)

Identification and counting

The teacher displays flash cards  number 1-10 and count severally

The pupils counts.

Introducing of 1

The teacher using flash cards introduces 1

The pupil’s response

Evaluation: -1.  Zero means _______________

  1. Count these 0, 1

Class work: - As in evaluation. 

Conclusion: - The teacher corrects and applauds pupils


Periods 3: Sorting of balls by colours (red), Shape (circle)


Teachers Activity

Pupils Activity

Step 1

Review of the theme

the teacher revisits the theme with the house song

Pupil’s sing along

Step 2

sorting balls by colour and shape

The teacher drops ball of different colours in a basket and call the pupils one after the other to pick red balls to another basket after using different objects to teach colour red

Pupil’s participate

Step 3


She uses zero to teach circle, as she uses flash cards of (0) and asks them what zero means ___________

She draws the shape on the board.


Pupil’s identify



Evaluation: -1. Identify this object and its colour


  1. Draw a circle

Class work: - As in evaluation

Conclusion: - The teacher corrects them where necessary and mark their books

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