## Foundation Stage : Numeracy : Term One Planning : Counting

This numeracy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to count, record and compare sets of different objects to ten and identify the matching numbers using numerals. The class can use concrete equipment to support their counting of different quantities of objects to ten. The children can use diagrams to record their sets of counted numbers.

Count, record and compare sets of different objects to ten and identify the matching numbers using numerals

## Lesson One : Pencils, Rulers and Crayons

Count, compare and record numbers of different classroom tools and equipment to ten

## Lesson Two : Counting Books

Practise counting and ordering sets of classroom books working with different numbers to ten

## Lesson Three : Number Groups

Count, label and order different numbers of classroom tools and equipment to tent

## Lesson Four : Dominoes

Practise counting, ordering and comparing shapes using different numbers up to ten

## Lesson Five : Big and Small

Use the correct vocabulary to compare the value of different counted sets of objects to ten

## New Teaching Resources for the Foundation Stage

• Christmas Shopping
Solve a range of money problems about different things that families might need to buy to celebrate Christmas by adding money amounts within twenty
• Christmas Lists
Use counting on to add pairs of money amounts to ten pence to record presents in a stocking
• Christmas Cards
Add pairs of single digit numbers to calculate the cost of buying cards for friends and family
• Christmas Gifts
Calculate and record the cost of buying pairs of gifts for members of family using money amounts to ten pence