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M2-4 Number Games

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Aim: To use games to make maths fun. Introduction: Number games have a great impact on children and provide benefits that will help foster a positive and enjoyable attitude to maths. Using games will help children to understand basic concepts in a fun and interesting way. Taken from the BB Anchors Pro Pack M-2-4


Activity 1
• House Numbers templates
• Scissors
• Colouring Pens/Pencils
• Glue
• Paper

Activity 2

Activity 3
• Up To 10 template
• Pens/Pencils


Activity 1 - House Number Puzzle

Aim: To use puzzle games to have fun with adding and sequences.

Print out the puzzle sheets.

• Give each child a house number print out
• Firstly they need to work out which numbers are missing and label the houses with the missing numbers between 1-9.
• Then they need to cut out all the houses and stick them onto a piece of paper in the right order.
• Once they have done this they can colour them in.

Activity 2 - Number Groups

Aim: To use a fun game to help with adding up.

• Tell the children to run around the hall.
• When you blow the whistle the children must listen to how many times you blew it and form groups of that number
• Give them plenty of time and start off slowly.

Activity 3 - Odd And Even And Up To 10 !

Aim: To think about odd and even numbers and to try to add up to ten with missing numbers.

Print out the template.

• Give each child a template.
• Give those who struggle a clue for the first one
• If any finish before the others they can make a worksheet to test you out.

For full details see the BB Anchors Pro Pack M2-4


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