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.

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

## New Teaching Resources for the Foundation Stage

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

• ## Story Telling

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

• ## 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