Lesson Plan

Blooming Numbers

Numbers are blooming! In this flower-themed lesson, students will create a piece of math artwork that will help them practice recognition of numbers through ten.
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Need extra help for EL students? Try the Counting Beads pre-lesson.
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Need extra help for EL students? Try the Counting Beads pre-lesson.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to recognize and name numbers 1 through 10. Students will be able to count and combine petals of flowers to name the total. Students will be able to write numbers 1 through 10.

The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
EL adjustments


(5 minutes)
  • Introduce the lesson with a counting warm-up.
  • Using the Flower Counting worksheet, invite the students to say the number and then to count out the exact number, circling the total.


  • Allow students to count in their home language (L1).
  • Point out the number on the worksheet, saying it aloud. Have the students repeat the number after you.
  • Model counting the flowers, inviting the students to echo count after you.


  • Practice counting either chorally or echo counting to review numbers 1–10.
  • Have the students turn and talk to share the number name with a partner.
  • Chorally count the flowers on the worksheet as a group.

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