Feed our hungry monster lots of numbers in this printable monster math game.
Printable monster math game
This monster is ever so hungry and he loves to eat numbers!
You can use this number printable with your children to have lots of fun while you work a variety of math skills.
How to use this monster printable
Print the monster and the number circles onto card. (See below for details on how to download.)
Cut out the monster, including a slit for his mouth, and cut out the individual number pieces.
You can laminate them for more durability if you wish.
Feed the Monster numbers game
Introduce the monster to your children. What are you going to call him?
Tell your children that the monster loves to eat numbers and he’s feeling ever so hungry today. Can they help you feed him?
Pick up a number and read it out to the monster. “Monster, would you like to eat a number four?” If the monster says yes, pop the number into the monster’s mouth. He won’t bite you!
Variations on the monster game
There are so many ways you can use this monster printable to support literacy.
Children can work individually, in pairs or in a group. Try these ideas:
:: feed the monster in ascending order
:: feed the monster in descending order – pudding first!
:: feed to monster only even numbers
:: feed the monster only odd numbers
:: feed the monster numbers in the three times table
:: feed the monster numbers bigger than 10
:: feed the monster one more than five, three more than 7…
:: feed the monster one less than four, two less than ten…
:: if he’s feeling very hungry, add up some numbers to give him more. Feed him three plus four…
:: when he’s getting full, take numbers away. Feed him five minus two…
:: try the letters version of the monster game here
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