The Happy Handwriter’s Number Book 1, introduces your child to number formation in Grade R. It uses songs to teach number formation and emphasises the critical feature of starting positions of the numbers. The children spontaneously sing the number formation songs as they work through the numbers. The numbers are placed in a boundary box to reduce the occurrence of number reversals. It is critical to have good number formation teaching resources, as number formation is an essential foundation for maths in Grade 1. Part of The Happy Handwriter’s® series, this number formation uses the South African number formation patterns.