Complete bar models or number sentences with missing numbers.
Take food orders. Children calculate the total cost of a food bill, with the added challenge of items being swapped or reduced.
Using coins to 50p, find different ways to make a range of amounts.
Using just 2p and 5p coins, investigate possible totals to 10p. Repeat with imaginary 3p and 4p coins.
At the toy shop, children calculate the total of 2 or 3 items they wish to buy with the challenge of finding change.
In-depth Investigation: Star of Change
Children use trial and improvement to arrange amounts of change from 20p along a star to give constant totals along each star line.
Find totals up to 20p (pre-requisite skills)
Suggested for Day 2
Adding 10 and 11 (simmering skills)