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Number Teaching Resources

Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in number for Reception aged children in the Foundation Stage


Use concrete objects and diagrams to model how to add pairs of numbers when completing addition calculations


Practise counting and recording different sets of objects using a range of different contexts and topics


Use concrete objects and diagrams to model how to divide numbers and objects into equal parts


Model and illustrate how to find and calculate halves of different shapes, numbers and quantities


Solve a range of different number problems by working with sums and calculations involving money

Place Value

Identify and record the place value of the numerical digits that combine to make different numbers


Practise subtracting single digit numbers using concrete objects and diagrams to model calculations

  • Butterflies
    Investigate, describe and compare some of the different butterflies that can be found living in the school grounds
  • Caterpillars
    Produce a model of a mini-beast to explore some of the different creatures that live in the school grounds
  • What Butterfly
    Identify and describe the similarities and differences that can be seen between different species of butterfly
  • Seaside Subtraction
    Calculate and record the difference between pairs of numbers to ten by counting back to show numbers of items sold in a shop at the seaside