Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in numeracy for the Foundation Stage to teach about adding numbers

  • Addition Number Sentences

    Addition Number Sentences

    Identify and match number sentences and quantities of shapes that make sum with totals to five, ten and twenty

  • Addition Lines

    Addition Lines

    Identify and record matching sets of three numbers that can make sums with totals within twenty

  • Addition Number Sums

    Addition Number Sums

    Play games to practise counting and adding pairs of numbers with sums to five, ten and twenty

  • One More Egg

    One More Egg

    Identify and record sets of Easter eggs that are one more than different numbers to five, ten and twenty

  • Easter Egg Tree

    Easter Egg Tree

    Practise selecting and adding pairs of numbers of different Easter egg shapes to six, ten and twenty

  • People


    Practise counting and recording one more for different numbers of people that might live in an area to ten

  • Houses


    Identify and count one more for numbers to ten using different parts that can be found on a house

  • Cars, Vans and Lorries

    Cars, Vans and Lorries

    Add one more to counted numbers of different vehicles to ten that can be seen in the local area

  • Abacus Counting

    Abacus Counting

    Select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to twenty

  • Addition Dice

    Addition Dice

    Practise using counting on to add the dots on pairs of dice to find matching sums to twelve

  • Christmas Lists

    Christmas Lists

    Use counting on to add pairs of money amounts to ten pence to record presents in a stocking

  • Christmas Cards

    Christmas Cards

    Add pairs of single digit numbers to calculate the cost of buying cards for friends and family

  • Gingerbread Man

    Gingerbread Man

    Investigate and describe some of the different characters, settings and plot events that feature in a traditional story

  • Story Telling

    Story Telling

    Change and perform parts of a traditional story adding new characters to the narrative events

  • Story Puppets

    Story Puppets

    Re-tell part of a traditional story by using puppets to support dialogue of the characters

  • Supermarket


    Identify, describe and compare the range of products that can be sold in a supermarket and role-play buying and paying for shopping lists