## Introduction to addition: pairs that make 10

This is the fifth video in my series about introducing learners to addition. The pairs that make 10 are one… more

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This is the fifth video in my series about introducing learners to addition. The pairs that make 10 are one… more

Here’s the next video on introducing learners to the concept of addition. When your learners can confidently add 2 collections… more

My third video on how to introduce learners to the concept of addition. Use this slide and count strategy when… more

The second in my series of videos explaining how to introduce the concept of addition to learners. Once your learners… more

This is my first teaching video explaining how to introduce learners to the concept of addition. Use the strategy add… more

Here’s the last ‘1 more’ activity we have been using this week as our introduction to adding. I’ve not used… more

We’re getting stuck into learning about 1 more with this sticking activity. This is the 4th station for exploring 1… more

This is our third activity for exploring adding 1 more. This time we’re using pegs on a peg board. Children use… more

We’re exploring the concept of 1 more with the trusty pipe cleaner and straw activity. It’s looking slightly the worse… more

Exciting day in maths today, we had our first proper lesson about adding. Last week we explored the concept of… more

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

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

Lego adding sums are an enjoyable way for children to practise adding small numbers. They can be used with the… more

Children who have a good understanding of ‘slide and count’ are ready to tackle ‘start with the biggest’. Not all… more

Adding towers cards to use with the ‘slide and count’ strategy. I couldn’t resist putting in a little picture of… more

An independent adding task. Lots of the adding activities I have made don’t actually involve writing or displaying an answer,… more

Once children have mastered ‘count count count’, they may be ready for the adding strategy ‘slide and count’. This is… more

It’s time to learn about the commutative property of addition through magic sums. Many children in my class are getting… more

Numicon is a very powerful way to teach about addition. We’re still developing our understanding of ‘count count count’, this… more

Introducing the first adding strategy: count count count. After my class were getting to grips with the concept of adding,… more