Storybooks logo
Amal and the Magical Numbers

Amal was sitting on her little red chair, playing with her colorful blocks. 'One, two, three,' she counted cheerfully.

Sweet girl, frizzy blonde hair, smart, kind, eager to learn, blue eyes counting with blocks, introduction to numbers and play.

She stacked the blocks high, counting each one. 'Four, five, six,' until the tower was done.

Sweet girl, frizzy blonde hair, smart, kind, eager to learn, blue eyes building and counting, emphasizing sequential order.

Amal's stack tumbled down with a jolly blast. She giggled and said, 'Let's try that fast!'

Sweet girl, frizzy blonde hair, smart, kind, eager to learn, blue eyes laughing at the fallen blocks, showing persistence.

Quickly she built, 'Seven, eight!' Amal said. 'Add one more, and it’s...' Amal pondered, tapping her head.

Sweet girl, frizzy blonde hair, smart, kind, eager to learn, blue eyes calculating next number, introducing simple addition.

'Nine!' she exclaimed with her frizzy hair bouncing. 'Numbers are fun!' she affirmed, announcing.

Revelation of the next number, displaying joy in learning.

Outside, Amal found ten shiny stones in a line. 'If I take away two, how many are mine?'

Outdoor counting game, subtracting numbers.

She removed the stones with her tiny hand, then counted the rest that were left on the land.

Sweet girl, frizzy blonde hair, smart, kind, eager to learn, blue eyes engaging in subtraction, using stones.

'One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, and eight. Taking two away makes it less, that’s straight!'

Sweet girl, frizzy blonde hair, smart, kind, eager to learn, blue eyes simplifies subtraction, understanding the concept.

Amal saw birds in the sky, flying in pairs. 'Two, four, six,' she counted. 'They fly without cares!'

Learning to count by twos, observing nature.

At home, Mom baked cookies and placed them in rows. 'If there are three rows of three, how many, do you suppose?'

Introduction to multiplication as repeated addition.

Amal peered at the cookies, her eyes opened wide. 'Three plus three plus three, that’s how I decide!'

Solving a multiplication problem using addition.

After counting the cookies, Amal jumped with glee. 'Nine cookies to eat, or share – we shall see!'

Conclusion to multiplication, considering generosity.

Read Another Story