Book Crafts

One to Ten Book

Math is so important and this paper craft makes it lots of fun. Help little ones create a one-to-ten book, and illustrate it with one-to-ten pictures.

What You'll Need:

  • 11 pieces of paper
  • Stapler
  • Crayons or markers

How to Make a One to Ten Book:

Step 1: Staple together 11 pieces of paper (the top sheet is the cover). Write a title on the cover, and then number each of the following spreads (the 2 pages that face each other) with the numbers 1 through 10.

Step 2: On each spread, draw a picture that corresponds to the number on the page. On spread 1, draw 1 thing. On spread 2, draw 2 items. On spread 3, draw 3 things, and so on.

Create a theme for your book. For example, make a 1-to-10 book of animals, and choose a different animal for each spread (1 bear, 2 cats, 3 zebras, etc.).

Or illustrate the numbers with facts about yourself. For instance, on the "1" spread, draw something you have 1 of (1 heart, 1 dog, or 1 toothbrush). On the "2" spread, draw something you have 2 of (2 feet, 2 hands, or 2 cats). Keep going!

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