# Ordinal Numbers

This collection of lesson, videos, stories and songs help Grade 1 kids learn about ordinal numbers.

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### What is an Ordinal Number?

Ordinal number is a number that tells the position of something in a list for example, first, second, third and so on.

The following diagram shows ordinal and cardinal numbers from one to twenty. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions on ordinal and cardinal numbers.

Practice Ordinal Numbers

Worksheets to practice converting from cardinal numbers to ordinal numbers.
Ordinal Numbers Worksheets (first to tenth)
Ordinal Numbers Worksheets (eleventh to thirtieth)

Ordinal Numbers

Ordinal numbers are numbers that tell us the order.

Ordinal Numbers

Animals standing in line.

Ordinal Numbers. First to thirteenth

Ordinal Numbers Song

Ordinal Numbers Song for Kids.
I’m Gonna Make a Cake - Children’s Song by Patty Shukla (First, Second, Third - Ordinal Numbers)
Lyrics:
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
1st 2 cups of flour (2 cups of flour) then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix
2nd 1 cup of sugar (1 cup of sugar) then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix
3rd 3 large eggs (3 large eggs) then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix V4th4th 1 cup of milk (1 cup of milk) then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
5th 1 stick of butter then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix
6th tablespoon vanilla then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix
7th tablespoon baking powder then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix
8th a teaspoon of salt then mix, mix, mix, mix, mix, mix
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
9th with some more butter I spread, spread, spread in the pan
10th I pick up the batter and pour, pour, pour it with my hands
Mom puts it in the oven 350 and we wait to bake
after 25 minutes Mom takes it out and it’s my CAKE
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
The best part is at the end
The best part is at the end
The best part is at the end When I get to put on the icing
And lick the SPOON
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday
I’m gonna make a cake today
Gonna make a cake for my birthday

Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers

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