Learners have often learnt the counting sequence in a rote procedure. However, Stage 1 learners enjoyed these counting skills in a fun way by playing a game of skip jumping. Number cards ranging from 1 to 20 were arranged on the floor and the children had to count by 2’s after a number was called out. The extension of ecthis concept was taught later in the class with the help of ganith mala, a number chart of 1 to 100 on a number line