Children are supported to develop a love of mathematics and to be confident in using their mathematical skills and knowledge in a range of contexts and to solve problems. Mathematics skills are taught discretely but are then practised through play and investigation.
- Pairing socks
- Playing board games with dice and counters
- Bigger and Smaller games – describing the 3 Billy Goats Gruff or using Goldilocks
- Add numbers to pegs and get your child to help order them
- Measuring ingredients to cook/ help make dinner
- Sing number songs
- Sorting toys by colour or shape
- Sorting coins playing money games like shops
- Build train tracks in different shapes
- Build towers from blocks – how many blocks did you use? Can you use the same blocks to build a different tower?
- Make a bowling game with toilet rolls