Subtraction: count back/take away
How many frogs on the lily pads when some hop into the pond?
Work out the number of passengers on a bus.
Challenge to work out how tall the tower is after cubes have fallen off.
Use bead-bars to subtract. Draw beads to show the number sentence and work out the answer.
Add or subtract the number of petals to find the total.
Work out dog rescue story problems.
Use facts and doubles to add 3 numbers
Add 3 numbers, spotting pairs to 10.
Choose 3 numbers to add together and explain why they would be easy to add.
Add 3 dice numbers together, re-ordering to make the addition easier.
Place value in 2-digit numbers
Locate 2-digit numbers on a beaded line.
Work out how much money is in each purse by counting 10ps and 1ps.
1 more and 1 less than 2-digit number
Find one more and one less than a 2-digit number.
Work out the missing numbers on a 1–100 grid by looking at the numbers one more and one less than the mystery number.
Understand/identify 2-D shapes
Describe the shapes, children cut out the shapes and write sentences/words to describe them.
Continue repeating patterns of shapes.
Match the shapes to the correct sets, e.g. circle, triangles, squares and rectangles.
Relate adding/subtracting using facts
Work out which number sentences are correct and which are not.
Adding and subtracting cakes.
Use addition facts to add fish then use these facts to create subtraction number sentences.
Adding doubles and near doubles.