Around the World card games are a great way to "drill" a subject, and you can vary the pace to suit how well your children know the facts. This set of Around the World Cards is for ordinal numbers.
Ordinal Number Printables
Some of our ordinal number printables are very popular - particularly the owls, the racing cars and the Chinese New Year bunting. They are all about making learning ordinal numbers fun and easy for the kids...
Here's an original idea for practising those pesky ordinal numbers - using the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac! Print out the flags (1 to a page) and hang in the correct order.
These large, cheerfully coloured fish are sure to brighten up the classroom! Have them swimming around the room in order or use them for sorting activities. This printable has 10 fish, 1st to 10th.
Here are the abbreviated forms of the ordinal numbers to 10, as part of our Mix and Match Number Cards series. Use them as they are for ordering practice, or play matching games or Memory games with other cards in the series.
Print and cut out these ordinal number cards and use them in many different ways. Shuffle them up and get the kids to put them back into order. Combine them with our set from 1st to 10th and use them to label objects in order.
Here are the "word" versions of the first ten ordinal numbers as part of our Mix and Match Number Cards set. Use them for learning the position words or play matching and memory games with other cards in the collection.
Here are the words eleventh through to twentieth in our "mix and match" format. Print them out for the kids to put into order or match to other mix and match cards.
This 5 page printable has a "strip" for each ordinal number from 1st to 10th, complete with 10 animals for the children to count, with the appropriate animal highlighted in colour. You could laminate these strips and use them one at a time for counting and ordinal number practice.
This printable gives children practice in matching up the numerical and word versions of the ordinal numbers from 1st to 10th. We have two versions available, one in "full colour" and one with white background.
Here's a fun puzzle, available in full colour or perky orange-black-and-white combination, that helps children to learn the abbreviations and number words for the ordinal numbers 11th to 20th.
Here's a set of 10 simple posters to help the kids learn their ordinal numbers - from first to tenth. Each poster has the number and word, a dotted version for the child to trace if they wish, and a line of 10 animals with the correct animal highlighted.
Here are the second set of ten ordinal numbers - from "eleventh" to "twentieth". These words can take a lot of practice!
This printable contains ten gorgeous owls to cut out and display to help children with learning ordinal numbers. Each owl is different and they look really cute sitting in a row - but you could laminate them and use them as sorting cards, too.
Here's another 10 owls with ordinal numbers 11th through 20th. Each one is different and they are easy to cut out for display.
These fun racing cars can be cut out and used in an ordinal number display. Or jumble them up and ask your child to arrange them in the right order...