As Kids See it: Numbers & Foods

Posted: December 6, 2007 in The Kids

So Ama and the Kids were having lunch. 

Ama ordered a sausage and fishball combo for the Kids. Each set had 3 sausages, 4 fishballs and some sweet corn. 

After eating for a while, May remarked: ‘Now I’ve only 100 sausages and fishballs left.’ 

Not long after, she said, ‘Now I’ve only 10 sausages and fishballs left!’ 

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Ama, who had been ignoring her mumblings, asked, ‘You only started with 3 sausages and 4 fishballs. How can you have 100 or 10 left?’ 

May pointed to the cup –  

With the sausage representing ‘1’ and the fishball representing ‘0’ – it looked like May really had ‘10’ sausages and fishballs left! 

  1. sylviahoo says:

    She had a good imagination!! She got another way to learn numbers, why not??


  2. wong says:

    sylvia, think positively hor~ 😛


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