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What's in a Name?

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

 

Jim and Jan were having a chat about their names.

Jim said his name began with J and Jan said hers did too.

Jim said his name had three letters and Jan said hers did too.

Jim said his name had one vowel and Jan said hers did too.

Jim said his was 1 9 4

Jan said hers was 1 1 5

Can you see why?

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z  


What about your name?

What letter does it begin with?

How many vowels does it have?

If you used Jim and Jan's code, what numbers would your name give?

Can you work out which names these numbers stand for?

Here's a set of letter cards you could cut out and use.