# active maths

## Empty numberlines

Visualising numbers again, this time with empty numberlines. We’re still working on the quantity model of number, which correlates with… more

## Arrow Card Numbers

Exploring numbers in different ways. Once we had played around with bead strings, we started adding other resources into the… more

## Visualising Big Numbers

Count to 100, easy peasy. But what do our children actually know and understand about these numbers? To start off… more

## Symmetry in Action: Numicon

Symmetry in Action: let’s bring out my favourite resource ‘numicon’. Just when I thought I had got everything I possibly… more

## Symmetry in Action: Lego

Symmetry in Action: let’s explore with Lego! Sometimes you stumble across a new way to teach a concept and sometimes… more

## Welcome Back to the Maths Table!

Welcome back to the maths table! We’re now learning about numbers up to 20 and there are plenty of opportunities… more

## 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

## 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

## 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

## Numeracy peg pots

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

## Train game

Build knowledge of numbers past 10 with the train game. Each carriage is a tens frame that children fill with… more

## Numicon numberline

Use a numicon numberline as a teaching and learning aide. This display is at my teaching area and we refer… more