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Counting in Steps of 3

In this worksheet, children must count in steps of 3 forwards and backwards to find the missing number.

'Counting in Steps of 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Number: Number and Place Value

Curriculum subtopic:  Count in Steps (2, 3, 5 and 10)

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Starting at 0 we can count up in 3s like this:

 

0     3     6     9    12    15    18    21 ...

 

Example

When we count up in 3s, what comes after 24?

 

18    21    24    27

 

Answer

27

 

Example

When we count up in 3s, what comes before 24?

 

18    21    24    27    30

 

Answer

21

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

0    3    6        12

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

3        9    12    15

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

12    15        21

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

12    15    18        24

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

    18    21    24

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

18    21    24          

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

24    27    30          

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

    24    27    30

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

30    33    36          

 

What is the missing number?

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

    30    33    36

 

What is the missing number?

  • Question 1

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

0    3    6        12

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
9
EDDIE SAYS
0... 3... 6... 9... 12
  • Question 2

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

3        9    12    15

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
6
EDDIE SAYS
3... 6... 9... 12... 15
  • Question 3

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

12    15        21

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
18
EDDIE SAYS
12... 15... 18... 21
  • Question 4

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

12    15    18        24

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
21
EDDIE SAYS
12... 15... 18... 21... 24
  • Question 5

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

    18    21    24

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
15
EDDIE SAYS
15... 18... 21... 24
  • Question 6

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

18    21    24          

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
27
EDDIE SAYS
18... 21... 24... 27
  • Question 7

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

24    27    30          

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
33
EDDIE SAYS
24... 27... 30... 33
  • Question 8

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

    24    27    30

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
21
EDDIE SAYS
21... 24... 27... 30
  • Question 9

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

30    33    36          

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
39
EDDIE SAYS
30... 33... 36... 39
  • Question 10

Look at these numbers which go up in 3s.

  

    30    33    36

 

What is the missing number?

CORRECT ANSWER
27
EDDIE SAYS
27... 30... 33... 36
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