These rhymes are excellent to teach the formation of the numbers.
1 Straight down and then you’re done.
That’s the way to make a one!
2 Around and back on the railroad track.
Over the rainbow to the crocodile mouth.
Two! Two! (Thank you to Britni for sharing)
3 Around the tree, around the tree.
That’s the way to make a three!
4 Down and over and down some more.
That’s the way to make a four!
5 Put on a hat. Then take a dive.
Make a big round tummy.
Now that’s a five!
A little bit down. Circle the drive
Put on a hat.
That makes a five!
6 Make a loop and then a hoop!
7 Across the sky and down from heaven.
That’s the way to make a seven!
8 Make an ‘S’ but do not wait.
Go back up and close the gate.
9 Make a hoop and then a line.
That’s the way to make a nine!
0 Around, around, around you go.
That’s the way to make zero!
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