Then we used pieces of tape to connect the ends together. I put a piece a tape on the end of the paper and then Hannah wrapped it around the rest of the link. She insisted on doing this part.
Afterward, it was a great opportunity for her to work on writing her numbers. So, from 4 to 25 I wrote the number on the link and then she copied it until she felt comfortable enough to try writing the number on her own. This chain is kept by our calendar and at night before bed or in the morning she will make an "X" on the calendar and tear a link off to complete the previous day.