The Number 6
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The Number 6
In this text on the meaning of the number 6 we will explore the meaning of the number 6. We will learn how to spell the number 6, look at images of the number 6, and explore what the number 6 represents. Take a look below to learn more about the number 6.
What is the Meaning of the Number 6?
Let’s learn more about the number six, what does the number 6 mean and how to write it with the following explanation. When someone talks about the number six, they are talking about the number of things that you have. The number 6 means that there are six items in a group! Let’s use the chart below to see where we find the number six. We start counting at the number 1.
1  one 
2  two 
3  three 
4  four 
5  five 
6  six 
How Do You Spell the Number 6?
To write the number six, we need to start at the very top line and make a curve that goes all the way to the bottom line, then we curve the other way to the middle line like this! Can you spell the number 6? We spell the number six S I X!
The Number 6 – Summary
Today we learnt facts about the number six, how to write the number six, and groups of objects that represent the number six.
How it looks  6 
How it is spelt  S I X 
How many it is  ▲▲▲▲▲▲ 
Have you practised yet? On this website, you can also find interactive exercises and worksheets with images of the number 6!
Transcript The Number 6
Let's make room for, the number six. "What's the number six anyway?" Today we will learn about the number six. When someone says there are six of something, they are talking about the number of objects. "Like my sixpiece ice cream set?" "Or my six favourite books?" That's right, Skylar and Henry. Those are great examples of the number six. Can you see any other examples of the number six in Henry and Skylar's room? There are six balls in their basket! Is there another example of the number six? The number six is all over this pillow! What does the number six look like? Here is the number six! The number six is made up of all curves! How do you write the number six? To write the number six, we need to start at the very top line and make a curve that goes all the way to the bottom line, then we curve the other way to the middle line like this! There are different ways to remember how, let's hear a rhyme to help! Jump up and down, now touch the ground, six starts at top then curves around! Uh oh! Skylar and Henry need our help to make a six! Let’s jump together to make a six! Every time you hear jump, jump up and down! Jump up and down, now touch the ground, six starts at top then curves around! One more time! Jump up and down, now touch the ground, a six starts at top then curves around! Now that is a great looking six, thanks for helping! Let's jump up and down six times! Count with me while you jump! One, two, three, four, five, six! Today we learned all about the number six. We learned about objects in sets of six, the number six and how to write it! Up for a challenge? Watch this video again and see if you can find the six triangles, six cupcakes, and six balloons hidden in the playroom! Comment below when you find them! If you want to learn more, check out the next number video, the number seven!
The Number 6 exercise

Which picture shows the number six?
HintsUse your finger to trace the number six.
This is not the number 6.
Skylar and Henry are wearing the number six.
SolutionThis is the number six.

Which tens frame has 6 counters?
HintsUse your fingers to count the number of green dots in each tens frame.
There are five counters here. Which tens frame has one more counter in it?
This picture shows six items. Which tens frame has the same amount?
SolutionThis is a group of 6.

Which sets have six objects?
HintsCount the objects with your fingers.
This picture shows 2 triangles.
There are 6 objects in this group.
SolutionHere are six triangles and six cupcakes.

How many objects are in each set?
HintsUse your fingers to count the objects.
Count the number of objects in each set.
SolutionThere are:
 3 balloons
 4 triangles
 5 octopuses
 6 stars

How many objects are in each picture?
HintsUse your fingers to count the number of objects.
Count six objects in each set.
Use your finger to trace the number six.
SolutionEach set has six objects.

Does the picture show 6 objects?
HintsThere are six books here.
Count on your fingers.
SolutionThese sets each have six objects.