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Abacus Counting

This numeracy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to twenty. The class can use pictorial diagrams to illustrate the beads on pairs of abacuses to support counting on to find each addition sum.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to twenty

Learning Objectives

Count reliably with numbers from one to twenty.

Add two single-digit numbers and count on to find the answer.

Learning Outcomes

I can count numbers of things to twenty. I can use counting on to add to add a pair of single digit numbers.

Abacus Counting (ten)

Activity to help the children select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to ten

Abacus Counting (twenty)

Activity to help the children select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to twenty

Abacus Counting (cards)

Activity cards to help the children select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to ten and twenty

Abacus Counting

Interactive activity to help the children select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to twenty

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select, count and record pairs of numbers displayed on an abacus that make sums to twenty

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