Counting in 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s
We enjoy dancing to this as a warm up for our maths lessons. Have a go!
Over the next few days, why don't you try looking for 2D shapes in your house and garden? Look for circles, ovals, triangles, squares, rectangles and pentagons - this one could be tricky! You could draw, sort and label them, make a 2D shape picture, cut shapes from magazines, draw and complete repeating patterns or make a shape monster.
Can you play the Smoothie Maker game (Smoothie Maths) and fill your jug with as much fruit as you can? Play number facts to 10 or challenge yourself and practise your facts to make 20.
Topmarks has lots of amazing games based on lots of different mathematical concepts.
Maths at home can be fun and easy. There are many different ways you can help your child with their maths learning at home.
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Addition - number pairs
We also look at the related facts (subtraction) and how all these number sentences link together. We often put this into a part-whole model or bar model.
Sharing equally is something that can be practiced using practical equipment. Similiar methods can be used for multiplication.
Children need to be able to recognise and describe numbers up to 100 in Year 1. It is important that the children understand the value of those numbers and can also count in 2s 5s and 10s.
Challenge is always key. Don't be afraid to stretch your child and ask them more challenging questions. How your child how they got to their answer or make them prove it to you.
These are a brilliant tool to practice lots of different maths skills. Simply google ideas and the possibilities are endless.
This is a mathematical topic that lends itself perfectly to learning at home. Height, length, weight, volume, money and time are all subjects that can be brought into your child's everyday life.
Sorting, building, describing, naming.