# Numeracy and Mathematics

Help to develop maths and numeracy skills at home…

### Primary 1-2

• Number rhymes and songs
• Counting forwards and backwards within 10 and then 20
• Counting objects
• Recognising dice patterns – spotting doubles – snap
• Recognising finger patterns – number before and number after
• Counting in twos
• Addition to 10, i.e 5 + ? = 10, 7 + ? = 10
• Sharing an amount equally
• Bingo, card games, board games
• Number lines

### Primary 3-5

• Quick number facts to 100 i.e 20 + ? = 100, 100 – ? = 40, 27 + ? = 100, 100 – 58 = ?
• Counting up in 2s, 5s, 10s, 3s, 6s, 4s, 8s, 7s, 9s
• Counting back in 2s, 5s, 10s, 3s, 6s, 4s, 8s, 7s, 9s
• Table facts, multiplication and division
• Finding halves, fifths, quarters, tenths, etc of numbers
• Card games and dice games
• Telling the time – wearing an analogue watch (clock face)
• Measuring and weighing at home – helping to bake
• Money – work out cost and give change  from £1/£5/£10

### Primary 6-7

• Quick table facts
• Finding fractions of whole numbers
• Finding percentages, 10%, 20%, 50%, 35%, 82%
• Quick mental number facts, 100 – 43 = ?, 1000 – 350 = ?, 420 + ? = 1000, 6.2 + ? = 10, 89.02 + ? = 100
• Tell time, digital, analogue and 24 hour
• Read timetables, bus, train and workout time to get places
• Money – work out cost and give change from £20

## Useful Websites

http://www.sumdog.com/

http://www.primarygames.co.uk

http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/web-sites/4_11/site/numeracy.shtml

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

http://www.ictgames.com