Lots of addition in Primary 1

The class have been working hard with their addition up to 10, using concrete materials to help.  We used the numicon to build towers of 10, making some very sturdy towers!

We also enjoy playing with the Cuisenaire rods to see the different ways you can make 10 and the patterns you can make.

We’ve now set up our own mini ‘Kingsland Shop’ where we sort the food into different categories, write out shopping lists and use our addition skills to make sure we give the correct amount to the shopkeeper!

To continue to develop addition skills at home, the mental maths train game on Topmarks is one of our class favourites:


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