Lesson Four – Animal Counting

This numeracy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to use a selection of number sentences to identify sums that are one less than different numbers to ten. The children can match cards to represent calculations when subtracting one from different numbers to ten.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use a selection of number sentences to identify sums that are one less than different numbers to ten

Learning Objectives

Know that numbers identify how many objects are in a set. Find one less than a number from one to ten.

Learning Outcomes

I can match numbers to counted numbers of objects to ten. I can find quantities of objects that are one less than numbers to ten.

Animal Counting

Teaching sequence to help the children use a selection of number sentences to identify sums that are one less than different numbers to ten

Number Sentences

Activity cards to get the children to identify and match numbers that are one less than different numbers to ten for each calculation

Dice Numbers

Activity to get the children to select different numbers to ten and produce models of farm animals showing matching sums that are one less

Animal Counting

Interactive activity to help the children use a selection of number sentences to identify sums that are one less than different numbers to ten

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to use a selection of number sentences to identify sums that are one less than different numbers to ten

## New Teaching Resources for the Foundation Stage

• Animal Alphabet
Practise finding information in non-fiction books about different animals that live around the world
• Animal Sentences
Suggest and complete sentences about different animals to accompany illustrations in non-fiction books
• Fact or Fiction
Identify different types of texts that can provide information about wild animals and match initial sounds to the alphabet
• Animal Pages
dentify and record some of the pages in a non-fiction text that can provide information about different animals