# PR-6993UK The Maths Box - Early Years

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Number — Counting

Counting with Superheroes

Help the superheroes crack the

codes by counting the different

coloured coins. Write the codes on

a whiteboard or piece of paper.

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Help the superheroes

escape by following

the squares in the

correct number

sequence.

14 15 16 12 11 18 19 20

5 6 9 13 10 14 18 11

4 1 10 16 20 4 17 16

6 1 0 10 20 15

START

7 2 18 12 13 14

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11 3 9 1 3 11 16 14

12 4 5 8 9 10 15 17

18 0 6 7 12 10 19 20

Instructions: **The** children use a counter to move through the correct sequence of numbers, starting at zero and ending at 20.

Place each counter in the centre of the grid and move to the first correct square inside the fence.

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Number — Counting

Counting Towers

1 Build a tower with 4 blocks.

Place your tower on the number word you made.

five four six

2 Build a tower with 6 blocks.

Place your tower on the number word you made.

seven

one

two

3 Build a tower with 10 blocks.

ten

six

Place your tower on the number word you made.

4 Build a tower with 7 blocks.

Place your tower on the number word

you made.

nine

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eight seven six

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5 Build a tower with 0 blocks.

Point to the number word you made.

one zero ten

6 Build a tower with 8 blocks.

Place your tower on the number word you made.

eight six eleven

7 Build a tower with 9 blocks.

Place your tower on the number word you made.

zero three nine

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8 Build a tower with 14 blocks.

Place your tower on the number word

you made.

ten fourteen twenty

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Number — Comparing and Ordering

All Aboard the Ordinal Express!

1 2 3 4 5

1 Which monster is in the first 2 Which monster is in the

carriage?

second carriage?

3 Which monster is in the third 4 Which monster is in the last

carriage?

carriage?

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Instructions: To answer the questions, the children place a counter on the correct monster. Discuss the connection between the

carriage numbers and the ordinal numbers.

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5

1

In which position is ?

2

7 3 In which position is ? 4

1 2 3 4 5

6 In which position is ?

first third fifth third fourth fifth

8 In which position is ?

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first second third first second third

Instructions: To answer the questions, the children place a counter on the correct ordinal number. Discuss the connection

between the carriage numbers and the ordinal numbers.

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Number — Analysis of Number

Planets Plus

1

2

3

4

and

and

and

makes

makes

makes

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seven

eight

five

six

three

four

nine

and

makes

ten

Instructions: Ask the children to add the two groups of planets in each question and clip a peg onto the correct answer. **The**

children may require counters to assist them. Say the number sentence to the children; e.g. 4 planets and 3 planets

makes 7 planets.

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5

6

7

8

and

and

and

and

makes

makes

makes

makes

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nine

ten

six

eight

nine

ten

seven

eight

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Number — Analysis of Number

Shark Teeth Problems

How many teeth do these sharks have?

1

3

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2

4

Instructions: **The** children use manipulatives, such as counters, to work out the answers to the sums. **The** children write the final

number on a mini whiteboard.

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6 If this shark loses

2 teeth, how many

teeth will it have left?

7 If this shark loses

4 teeth, how many

teeth will it have left?

5 If this shark loses

3 teeth, how many

teeth will it have left?

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Instructions: Read each subtraction problem to the children. **The** children use manipulatives, such as counters, to work out the

answers. **The** children write the final number on a mini whiteboard.