Let's learn about numbers!

Jump into counting fun! Our numbers list helps kids master counting in English with ease and excitement.


Today, we’re counting our way through the most essential numbers in English! Imagine building the world with numbers, where each digit tells a story, and every count leads to a new adventure. From one to twenty (1-20), each number is a stepping stone to understanding, a key to unlocking the mysteries of language and the wonders of the world.

Let’s dive into the world of numbers!

How to say numbers in English (1 - 20)

Numbers aren’t just symbols; they’re the building blocks of learning, the first steps on your little kitties’ journey through the fascinating world of math and language. Here’s our fun list to count on:


The first number, symbolizing a single item.
”There is one sun in the sky.”


Represents a pair or couple.
”Two cats sat on the mat.”


Indicates a trio or a small group.
”Three little kittens found their mittens.”


The number of items in a small square or rectangle.
”Four ducks swam in the pond.”


A handful or a small group bigger than four.
”Five stars twinkled in the night sky.”


Half a dozen, often used to count small groups of items.
”Six apples lay in the basket.”


A number often associated with luck and small groups.
”Seven beautiful rainbows appeared after the rain.”


Just above seven, used for slightly larger groups.
”Eight balloons floated up into the sky.”


One less than ten, a significant count before double digits.
”Nine pies cooled on the window sill.”


The first two-digit number, symbolizing a complete set or collection.
”Ten fingers to play and create.”


The first number after ten, starting the journey into larger counts.
”Eleven stars shine brightly in the night sky.”


A dozen, often used for counting items in larger groups.
”Twelve eggs in a dozen make a perfect omelette.”


Considered unlucky in some cultures, but just another number to us.
”Thirteen leaves fell from the tree.”


A number that comes after thirteen, continuing the count.
”Fourteen candles on her birthday cake.”


A quarter after ten, marking a significant count in time and quantity.
”Fifteen birds sang in the morning sun.”


A sweet number, often celebrated in birthdays.
”Sixteen candies in a jar.”


Just a few shy of twenty, indicating a nearing to a higher count.
”Seventeen fish swam in the pond.”


An adult age in many cultures, symbolizing maturity.
”Eighteen leaves gathered at the door.”


The last of the ‘teen’ numbers, just before twenty.
”Nineteen cupcakes were ready for the party.”


A significant milestone in counting, representing a score.
”Twenty stars filled the sky with light.”

Counting these numbers not only builds a foundation for mathematical skills but also for understanding the world around us. Our friends at Studycat make each number a tale of adventure, turning learning into a journey of fun and discovery!

How to learn and remember number words

Remember, learning numbers is always about…remembering! So here’s some paw-some activities to help do just that:

  • Counting Collections: Gather objects and count them together. From toys to treats, counting becomes a game.
  • Number Hunts: Create a scavenger hunt where your child has to find a specific number of items. “Can you find three balls for Whiskers the Cat?”
  • Storytime with Numbers: Tell stories where numbers play a key role, making each count a part of the narrative. This helps cement the numbers in memory through storytelling.
  • Sing-Along Counting Songs: Invent catchy tunes that include counting. Music makes learning stick and turns education into entertainment.
  • Number Dress-Up Days: Assign a number of the day and find that many objects to wear or bring along. It’s a visual and interactive way to learn numbers.

As we conclude our numerical adventure, remember that each number learned is a step towards a world filled with understanding and knowledge. With Studycat’s engaging approach, learning English and math becomes an infinite journey of curiosity, where each number is a key to unlocking endless possibilities.

Until our next learning adventure, keep counting along the path of discovery!