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Bumpy Numbers

  • Levels: Beginning, Low-Intermediate
  • Age: 6-20
  • Time: 5 minutes
  • Language Practice: numbers 1-100
  • Tagged under: beginning | intermediate | numbers
  • Times viewed: 1124
Bumpy Numbers

Procedures:

1. Students count from 1 up to 100, but instead of saying, for example, numbers that contain "4" in them, they say, "BUMP".

Ex.: One, two, three, bump, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, bump, etc.

2. In addition to the previous task, students can also say "BUMP" instead of numbers that can be divided by "4".

Ex.: One, two, three, bump, five, six, seven, bump, nine, ten, eleven, bump, thirteen, bump...

3. Student who manages to count to the biggest number wins.Students can avoid saying numbers 2, 3, 5 and the numbers that can be divided by them.

Variation(s):

  1. In addition to the previous task, students can also say "BUMP" instead of numbers that can be divided by "4".

    Ex.: One, two, three, bump, five, six, seven, bump, nine, ten, eleven, bump, thirteen, bump...

    Student who manages to count to the biggest number wins.

  2. Students can avoid saying numbers 2, 3, 5 and the numbers that can be divided by them.

    Ex.: One, __, __, four, __, __, seven, __, __, __, eleven, etc.

  3. For more advanced students the teacher can suggest saying "BUMP" instead of a number containing, for example, "2", and "HOLE" instead of one containing, for example, "5".

    Ex.: One, bump, three, four, hole, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, bump, thirteen, fourteen, hole, etc.

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Comments (1)

  • Olga Romanova

    Olga Romanova

    12 February 2017 at 00:45 | #

    Great game!

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