If this program does not load you could try the Flash version
You will need five cards. On the cards write the letters P E S T O
P stands for 'Prime', E is 'Even', S is 'Square', T is 'Triangular' and O 'Odd'.
When a number appears hold up the cards that describe it.
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The previous version of this activity, in Flash, can be found here.
There are printable sets of PESTO cards to go with this activity.
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