# Numeracy

## What was I thinking?

My class really enjoyed this counting activity today. Threading cut up straws onto furry pipe cleaners, what’s not to love? It’s a… more

## Counting hole punch

More careful counting with this lovely maths activity. There’s something about the hole punches that the children find fascinating and this… more

## Ordering numbers to 10

More active maths games for numbers to 10. This time children are practising ordering numbers to 10. We’re using the… more

## Number dabbing

Explore number and counting with this painting activity. Learners dab the correct number of petals onto each flower. In this version… more

## Tens frame numbers

Tens frames provide a powerful way to visualise numbers. Showing numbers on a tensframe reinforces the idea that the quantity… more

## Visualising numbers

Visualising quantities builds a deep and transferable understanding of numbers. This is one of the areas highlighted by the Mastery… more

## Mastery in Mathematics

Mastery in mathematics has been hitting the headlines as it is introduced in England. This collection of teaching principles is… more

Practising addition without any worksheets! This is one of the warm up games that we start each maths lesson with.… more

## Numicon matching past 20

Extending understanding of number past 20 with this numicon matching game. It looks very similar to the previous game… more

Multilink fun to explore odd and even. We built on our understanding by building the numbers from cubes and discussing whether… more

## Numicon odd and even

Another great way to explore odd and even through numicon, playdough is both motivational and educational. Building on the introduction… more

## Visualising odd and even

Odd and even is quite possibly my favourite concept in maths to teach. We started exploring this idea using the… more

## Subtraction Stories

Use subtraction stories to build on prior knowledge when introducing taking away. Children already know a lot about subtraction through… more

## Numeracy peg pots

Peg pot games are great for numeracy practice. Basically, pegs numbered from 1 to 10 are stored clipped in order… more

## Doubles practice

Independent doubles practice. We started learning about doubles a few weeks ago and many of my children are beginning to… more

## Tens frame car parks

Learning about tens frames through play. Children pick a car park, check the number and then park the cars. I… more

## Numicon Matching Game

Children can practise numbers to 20 at the maths table with this numicon matching game. I’ve taped the boards to… more