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Christmas Shopping

This numeracy scheme of work for the Foundation Stage gets the children to solve a range of money problems about different things that families might need to buy to celebrate Christmas by adding money amounts within twenty. The class can use concrete objects and diagrams to count on when adding numbers.

Solve a range of money problems about different things that families might need to buy to celebrate Christmas by adding money amounts within twenty

Lesson One : Christmas Tree

Select a range of different ornaments that can be used to decorate a Christmas tree and calculate money totals

Lesson Two : Christmas Dinner

Select and calculate the cost of buying a range of different items of food for Christmas dinner

Lesson Three : Christmas Gifts

Calculate and record the cost of buying pairs of gifts for members of a family using money amounts to ten pence

Lesson Four : Christmas Cards

Add pairs of single digit numbers to calculate the cost of buying cards for friends and family

Lesson Five : Christmas Lists

Use counting on to add pairs of money amounts to ten pence to record presents in a stocking

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