# learning through play

## Construction with Kapla blocks

Construction with Kapla blocks, look what we can do! I set this tricky challenge for my P1s, bridging this gap… 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

## Taller and Shorter Towers

Learning about shorter and taller, not a worksheet in sight. We were developing the use of comparative language to measure.… more

## Number Exploration

Number exploration, so much fun in P1! After a really engaging CPD about conceptual number development, I challenged myself to… 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

## Number to 10 lollisticks

Lots of fun practising ordering numbers to 10 with these lollisticks. Thanks to my fantastic stage partner for letting me… 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

## 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

## Missing number hunt

Find the missing numbers with this quick and fun maths activity. We have been learning how to order numbers to… more

## Catch the sparkly pom poms

Can you catch the sparkly pom poms? A fun fine motor activity for developing grip strength and motor control. Using… more

## Word build game

Let’s build some words! We’ve been working hard on letter recognition and playing phonics awareness games, and some children are… more