Short Blocks

# Maths Reception Spring Addition & Subtraction (A)

Hamilton's Reception Maths planning targets the key characteristics of effective early learning:

• Through Exploring and Playing, children independently engage with their peers and their environment.
• Active Learning group activities promote the motivation needed to be involved and to keep trying.
• Guided Creating and Thinking Critically supports development of problem-solving & reasoning skills.

Maths Out Loud: whole-class counting, repetitive chants, rhymes, songs and a linked story to enjoy together.

## Partition to create number bonds(suggested as 5 days)

### Exploring and Playing

1. How many beans make 10?
2. Domino tens
3. Sticks of ten
4. Making 10p

### Active Learning

1. Peggy tens
2. Soft-toy houses
3. Number shapes
4. Ten beads on my necklace

### Creating and Thinking Critically

1. Finger partitioning
2. How many missing?
3. Flowery tens
4. Splitting the biscuits

### Maths Out Loud

Counting
Use Post-its™ to cover 10 random numbers on the 1-100 grid (not multiples of 10).

Count to 100 as a class, with children marking the multiples of five by waving one hand (numbers ending ‘5’) or two hands (numbers ending ‘0’).

Point to each number on the grid as you say it.

Can children say the missing numbers? Take off the Post-its as you go.

Chants/Rhymes/Songs
Number Bonds to 10
(see poster)

0 and 10 are big strong men

1 and 9 are feeling fine

2 and 8 are never late

3 and 7 come from Devon

4 and 6 like to play tricks

5 and 5 come alive

Children can invent their own version for the class to say together.

Story
Ten Red Apples – by Pat Hutchins

How many apples have been eaten? How many are left on the tree?