Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in numeracy for the Foundation Stage to teach about solving problems involving money

  • Money Squares

    Money Squares

    Identify and record the value of different sets of coins that make sums to five, ten and twenty pence

  • Adding Pennies

    Adding Pennies

    Practise adding one penny to different money amounts to five, ten and twenty pence

  • Coin Totals

    Coin Totals

    Identify and record numbers of pennies that can make sums to five pence

  • Money Lines

    Money Lines

    Identify and record sets of coins that sum to different totals to five pence

  • Bauble Prices

    Bauble Prices

    Identify and record the number of coins needed to buy different bauble decorations to display on a Christmas tree

  • 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

  • Christmas Gifts

    Christmas Gifts

    Calculate and record the cost of buying pairs of gifts for members of family using money amounts to ten pence

  • Christmas Dinner

    Christmas Dinner

    Select and calculate the cost of buying a range of different items of food for Christmas dinner

  • Christmas Tree

    Christmas Tree

    Select a range of different ornaments that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and calculate money totals

  • 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