# Hang Ten Spiral (Grades K-2)

Create a spiral that showcases numbers and shapes.

COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS
• Mathematics, Grade K: Counting & Cardinality
K.CC 4a. Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect
counting to cardinality. When counting objects, say the number names
in the standard order, pairing each object with one and only one
number name and each number name with one and only one object.

OBJECTIVE
• Students will use mobiles to associate numbers with quantities of objects,
recognize polygons and classify shapes according to their attributes.

BACKGROUND
The teacher can use this mobile to teach counting, number recognition, similar
shapes and colors. Reinforce counting by changing the number of dots on each
shape. Ask students to recognize real-world examples of shapes.

Challenge students to write numbers and demonstrate how many objects represent
that number. Have students classify shapes according to size and attributes.

SUGGESTED MATERIALS:

INSTRUCTIONS
The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.
1. Die-cut a Spiral from tag board. Punch five or six evenly spaced holes on the
Spiral for hanging shapes using a 1/16" hand punch.
2. Cut an 8" length of ribbon. Fold the ribbon in half and make a large knot with the
two ends. Pull the ribbon from the underneath, through the center hole in the
Spiral until the knot is tight against the Spiral. Use the ribbon to hang the mobile.
3. Die-cut shapes from construction paper or cardstock. Paper may be laminated
prior to cutting for durability.
4. Die-cut Domino Dots and adhere to each shape. Adhere the number that
represents the quantity of Dots on each shape.
5. Cut various lengths of fishing line, kite string or heavy thread. Tape one end of
each piece of string to each shape.
6. Pull the other end of the string through a hole in the Spiral. Place a sticker over
the string and hole to secure the string in place (See Main Photo).

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