Subtraction

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in maths for Key Stage One to teach about mental and written subtraction

Practise subtracting pairs of two digit numbers using place value to show the eggs that might be left in an Easter basket

• ## Tins and Cans

Identify and calculate the mass of different food tins and cans that are recorded in grams

• ## Love Hearts

Subtract pairs of two digit numbers by using their tens and ones to calculate the number of hearts left after Valentine’s Day

• ## Pancake Counting

Use counting on and back to subtract pairs of numbers within twenty to identify pancakes made on Shrove Tuesday

• ## Before and After

Identify and record numbers that are one more and one less than different numbers to twenty

• ## Number Steps

Count backwards from ten using objects and numbers written in words and digits

• ## Shop Prices

Calculate the prices of items bought in shops from different amounts of change received when paying for something

• ## Shopping Change

Record the matching coins that can be given in change when buying items with prices to one pound

• ## Christmas Market

Calculate numbers of items sold at a Christmas market by subtracting ones from different two digit numbers

• ## Firework Bursts

Use concrete objects when subtracting pairs of single digit numbers to show shapes that disappear when a firework bursts open in the night sky

## New Teaching Resources for Key Stage One

• Family Times
Identify, calculate and record the start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences using analogue and digital clocks
• Running Times
alculate the duration of different sporting events by counting in intervals of five minutes
• Family Timetables
Select and record start and finish times and durations of different family events and experiences
• Bus Times
Calculate and record the duration of different bus journeys using times to five minutes