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Lesson One – Christmas Tree

This numeracy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to select a range of different ornaments that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and calculate money totals. The class can practise using concrete objects and diagrams to model counting on when adding pairs of numbers to ten.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select a range of different ornaments that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and calculate money totals

Learning Objectives

Add two single-digit numbers to calculate money totals. Use counting on to find the answer of an addition calculation within twenty.

Learning Outcomes

I can add pairs of single digit numbers using objects and pictures to support calculations. I can count on to add pairs of numbers within twenty.

Christmas Tree

Teaching sequence to help the children select a range of different ornaments that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and calculate money totals

Tree Prices

Template to help the children select and calculate the cost of decorations that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree

Tree Baubles

Template to help the children select and record numbers of baubles that can match different money amounts

Christmas Tree

Interactive activity to help the children select a range of different ornaments that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and calculate money totals

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select a range of different ornaments that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and calculate money totals

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