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This numeracy scheme of work for the Foundation Stage gets the children to count, compare and order sets of objects to twenty and identify the matching numbers using words and numerals. The class can use numbers of animals found in a zoo to demonstrate their understanding of numbers to twenty in words and digits

Count, compare and order sets of objects to twenty and identify the matching numbers using words and numerals

Lesson One : Words and Digits

Count and record different numbers of objects to twenty and identify matching numerals and words

Lesson Two : Next Numbers

Sequence, compare and match numbers to twenty written in both words and digits

Lesson Three : Animal Numbers

Investigate, order and compare each of the numbers to twenty written in words and digits

Lesson Four : Number Lists

Count, read and write numbers to twenty that match different quantities of food that can be fed to animals in a zoo

Lesson Five : Number Boxes

Count and match different numbers of objects to twenty and recorded in both words and numerical digits

  • 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