Fairytale Teen Number Resource



Teen Numbers Fairy Tale Theme – The teen numbers are the hardest to understand and they are an important part of knowing place value concepts. These printables and learning centres will guide your students through these crazy teen numbers!

Tasks include –

Print and go!

  • Number Bonds – record what makes each teen number (Base ten or MAB printable provided)
  • Thinkboards to explore each teen number
  • Count and colour each number
  • Draw the correct number of objects in each shape


Missing Numbers

  • Choose the full colour or black and white version to copy and laminate. The b/w copy can be printed on coloured card for another option
  • Use whiteboard markers to write in the missing numbers – these can be erased easily
  • Great for learning centres


Select and draw

  • How many Golden Eggs did the goose lay? How many Magic beans did Jack have?
  • Copy the cards and select one at a time
  • On the recording sheet write the numeral and draw the collection
  • There is a colour version that you can laminate and use whiteboard markers to record answers and then rub off – great for centres (Copy x6)


How many tens and ones?

  • How many tens and ones do our teen numbers have?
  • Use these interactive notebook pages to show that the tens come first and then the ones – even though we hear six – seven – eight – nine first in 16, 17, 18 and 19!


Learning Centers

  • Use these cards for sequencing and matching


Each set has a

  • black and white version that can be copied as is or on coloured card
  • partial colour version
  • full colour version


Sets include

  • Jack
  • Giant
  • Cow
  • Jack’s Mother
  • Harp
  • Golden Goose

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