The Racing Horses



About this product

Encourage your little learner’s love of rhyme, rhythm and engaging stories with Big Books and Tunes for Early Learning.

These 12 large-format storybooks use captivating language and pictures to introduce key maths language and ideas, whilst encouraging participation through accompanying tunes and interactive online activities.

Product Details

The Racing Horses introduces the position of an object in order from first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and last. Knowledge of the sequence of ordinal language and words is also presented. Students explore, recall, match, and order objects, pictures, or words using ordinal language. Students talk about the position of an object using terms such as first, next, last, second, third, fourth, and fifth.

These whole-class/large group and small group activities provide students with the opportunity to:

  • listen to a story about the idea of order of objects
  • listen to the accompanying story tune
  • use materials to explore, recall, match, and sequence ordinal positions
  • use the teaching tool to represent the order of objects
  • sequence the order of objects in a variety of contexts

Features & Benefits

Each ORIGO Big Book is fully supported with activities for lessons and differentiation through the digital ORIGO Big Book Tools and Tunes resources. Book Size: 430mm x 330 mm (larger than A3)

Target Audience


Series Overview

ORIGO Big Books build on young students’ natural love for learning and stories to help you introduce key mathematical concepts. These large-format storybooks develop and reinforce mathematical language and understanding.

ORIGO Big Book Tools bring to life characters and concepts from the books. These engaging and easy-to-use interactive tools make the most of young students’ enthusiasm for play and learning. The series is also supported by teacher’s notes, which offer a wide range of activities to help you reinforce and extend on new learning.